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  • Diesel genset technology supports clean-power development in Africa
    Sep 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Diesel genset technology supports clean-power…

    Research studies have shown that industrial activity is directly related to the demand for electric motors and back-up power through diesel generators for operational support. The most prevalent end-use applications for generators include:… more...
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  • South African team misses out on third place due to penalty on day four of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 28, 2016 Events

    South African team misses out on third place due…

    The fourth day of the Sasol Solar Challenge saw the eleven teams competing in this gruelling endurance event cross the border from the Free State into the Eastern Cape. Strong winds throughout the day and a particularly challenging hill meant teams… more...
    Editor 50
  • Digital transformation: threat or opportunity?
    Sep 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Digital transformation: threat or opportunity?

    By Mpumi Nhlapo, Head of Solutions and Demand Delivery at T-Systems South Africa The accelerating pace of digital transformation is forcing us to question who we are and what we do – as individuals, as companies, and as a country. This revolutionary… more...
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  • Local SA team makes a comeback on day three of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 27, 2016 Events

    Local SA team makes a comeback on day three of…

    As the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge teams headed through the Free State on the third day of the eight-day event, the weather became a serious obstacle for the first time yesterday. Strong cross-winds and a burst of rain near Gariep Dam forced teams to… more...
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  • Best-selling Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers even more payload
    Sep 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Best-selling Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers…

    Mercedes-Benz responding to increasing requirements in various sectors Payload for Sprinter rises to record level in its class Integrated Service Plan (ISP) sets the standard for hassle-free operation PRETORIA - Mercedes-Benz Vans is expanding the… more...
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  • Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: networked, efficient and safe
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: networked,…

    World premiere: the all-electric and networked Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck World premiere: the new all-electric Fuso eCanter HANNOVER - At this year's IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show, (22 to 29 September 2016) the focus is on the megatrends… more...
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  • Daimler Buses at the IAA 2016
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Daimler Buses at the IAA 2016

    The future of mobility, new drive systems, equipment and services Mercedes-Benz Future Bus: spectacular technology platform 20 km journey without steering, accelerating and without brake pedal HANNOVER - Even safer, more efficient and more… more...
    Editor 96
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-Benz Vans at the IAA Commercial Vehicles…

    One vision and three successful models with product and service innovations Van as an integrated concept in a completely digitally connected supply chain on the last mile of the delivery process Cloud-based control software meets optimum cargo… more...
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  •  Top teams neck and neck in Bloemfontein on second day of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Top teams neck and neck in Bloemfontein on…

    In near-perfect weather, competitors in the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge covered more than 680 kilometres today on roads between Kroonstad and Bloemfontein. “Today we saw for the first time how intensely competitive these teams really are. The top… more...
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  • South African and Dutch teams break records on first day of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    South African and Dutch teams break records on…

    The Sasol Solar Challenge held biennially in South Africa attracts some of the best solar teams in the world, including professional solar competitors. Today both local and international teams competing in the 2,000 kilometre challenge across the… more...
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  • Solar cars ready to hit the tar after gruelling scrutineering at Zwartkops
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Solar cars ready to hit the tar after gruelling…

    After three gruelling days of scrutineering, the Sasol Solar Challenge teams are ready to cross the starting line tomorrow, (Saturday, 24 September 2016) ,in Pretoria. Over the last three days, 14 teams from all over the world have been undergoing… more...
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  • 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – the world’s largest mobility trade show opens its doors
    Sep 23, 2016 Events

    66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – the…

    Wissmann: "New ideas are driving this industry." “We are living in times of huge change – and it is the companies that are shaping it – with more than 330 world premieres and over 100 European premieres at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. New ideas are… more...
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  • Drivers’ Fuel Challenge puts the world’s most efficient truck drivers to the test
    Sep 22, 2016 Events

    Drivers’ Fuel Challenge puts the world’s most…

    28 finalists from around the world recently competed for the title “World’s most fuel efficient driver” in Volvo Trucks Drivers’ Fuel Challenge 2016. This year saw South Africa’s very own Dharmendra Arejune participate against some of the best truck… more...
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  • Jasper Hafkamp
    Sep 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new…

    Jasper Hafkamp, Managing Director: Trucks Netherlands, will take up the position from 1 December 2016 Kobus van Zyl joins the Juffali Group as General Manager for the commercial vehicle division Handover period to ensure smooth transition On 1… more...
    Editor 134
  • Continental Announces Commercial Tire Information and Management System “ContiConnect”
    Sep 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Announces Commercial Tire Information…

    ContiConnect provides fleet managers with transparency on the tire performance in their entire fleet and helps initiate corrective actions if needed Overall driving costs are reduced by increasing the fleet’s mobility and efficiency through… more...
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  • The MAN CLA series currently covers tonnages from 15 to 37 tonnes gross vehicle weight
    Sep 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Ten years of MAN Truck & Bus in India

    Greater unit sales and increased market shares Contemporary MAN CLA in continuous further development Ten years ago, MAN Truck & Bus laid the foundations for modern, sustainable freight and passenger transport in India with the MAN CLA. The… more...
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  • What’s your car trying to tell you?
    Sep 21, 2016 Press Releases

    What’s your car trying to tell you?

    The advent of technology and smart cars has brought with it life changing innovation, and sometimes more questions than answers, as the world has stood by to witness first-hand the evolution of the humble motorcar. In London alone, there are… more...
    Editor 62
  • Waste is not a liability, but a future resource
    Sep 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Waste is not a liability, but a future resource

    Stacey Davidson, Director at REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) This week I will be part of a panel at the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, debating the topic of ‘Turning Landfills into… more...
    Editor 78
  • MAN Awards Top Performers
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    MAN Awards Top Performers

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa recently celebrated its 2016 Dealer of the Year (DOTY) Awards at a luncheon held at its new corporate headquarters in Modderfontein, Johannesburg. Despite tough trading conditions within the extra-heavy truck market last… more...
    Editor 63
  • First Cut – celebrating 60 years at the ‘cutting-edge’ of South African industry
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    First Cut – celebrating 60 years at the…

    From a cool-drink can to an oil tanker, before something is manufactured or fabricated, each component needs to be cut from raw material. However, the speed, accuracy, precision and reliability with which that cutting is done all has a profound… more...
    Editor 67
  • TrenStar was on hand to support the Gauteng BMW Car Club’s Centenary Celebrations and Bridgestone Track Day on August 20 held at the Red Star Raceway. A parade around the circuit saw 147 cars and 256 motorcycles taking part in the iconic event.
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    TrenStar congratulates the BMW Group on its…

    “Not only is BMW 100 years old, but it continues to set trends in production, technology and sustainability,” says TAP du Plessis, CEO of TrenStar South Africa. Since its humble beginnings in the middle of the First World War, the Bayerische Motoren… more...
    Editor 75
  • Matrix ‘joins the charge’ with sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions for another season
    Sep 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Matrix ‘joins the charge’ with sponsorship of the…

    Today, Matrix, a brand of MiX Telematics - a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions – announced its sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions. This marks the second consecutive year that Matrix is the associate… more...
    Editor 78
  • Farmers need to be strategic ahead of the new planting season
    Sep 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Farmers need to be strategic ahead of the new…

    Many farmers can ill afford to waste this year Economists and farmers alike are still waiting for the final crop delivery numbers which will show just how badly the worst drought in decades has affected the production of especially maize, during… more...
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  • Engen Refinery to undergo planned routine maintenance
    Sep 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Engen Refinery to undergo planned routine…

    Engen Refinery, South Africa’s second largest oil refinery, is set to undergo planned maintenance. Starting on 19 September 2016, this scheduled activity forms part of the refinery’s ongoing maintenance programme and will run for 21 days. Jehan… more...
    Editor 79
  • Rough and tough operation, FAW tippers are up to the task
    Sep 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Rough and tough operation, FAW tippers are up to…

    Dust, dirt, loose sand and corrugated roads are ‘all in a day’s work’ for the fleet of FAW 28.280FD 6X4 tippers operating on the andalusite operation of Imerys Refractories (Pty) Ltd at the Rhino Mine site near Thabazimbi in Limpopo Province. Fleet… more...
    Editor 77
  • Renault hands over the key to its 100 000th electric vehicle
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Renault hands over the key to its 100 000th…

    Renault handed over the keys to its 100,000th electric car, a ZOE, in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on 9 September. The pioneer of the fully electric car, Renault is the European leader with 27% market share for electric private and utility… more...
    Editor 87
  •  BMW Group IT grows to 600 jobs for talented South Africans by 2017.
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    BMW Group IT grows to 600 jobs for talented…

    Information Technology unlocks the mobility of the future for BMW Group. More than 130 global projects by South African IT team adds to digitalisation goals. International project experience puts South African IT specialists at the top of their… more...
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  • Have a heart for South African truck drivers
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Have a heart for South African truck drivers

    How many heavy-duty truck and bus drivers – Code C1 to Code EC – are there in South Africa? The latest stats, according to eNaTIS, indicate there are 4,9 million licensed heavy-duty drivers. The heavy-duty vehicle population is only 418 000 and… more...
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  • Motodrive range from BI offers competitive alternatives
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Motodrive range from BI offers competitive…

    SMSR shaft-mount speed reducers, NMR worm gear units and TR in-line gear units are available from leading supplier Bearings International (BI) as part of its Motodrive brand. The Motodrive brand comprises economically-priced alternatives to… more...
    Editor 67
  • Shirley Duma
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New Appointment - Shirley Duma appointed to…

    Shirley Duma joined Barloworld Logistics as Human Resources Executive in 2014. In July 2016 she was appointed to the Barloworld Logistics Africa Board. Shirley has 20 years of experience in the public, private and philanthropic sectors across… more...
    Editor 127
  • Industry snaps up unemployed engineers
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry snaps up unemployed engineers

    Industry in the Eastern Cape is tapping in to a unique Jobs Fund programme that seeks to groom and then place onto the shopfloor 135 unemployed engineers over three years. At the launch of the programmes' 3rd phase, last week Friday (Sep 2) in Port… more...
    Editor 85
  • Avis has a classy new addition to its fleet!
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis has a classy new addition to its fleet!

    Now Avis customers can rent the sleek and sporty, all new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé and experience the best or nothing. Explore some of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe innovative features in virtual reality: https://goo.gl/RHq21m. The all new… more...
    Editor 107
  • Truck sales track lower sales predictions
    Sep 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Truck sales track lower sales predictions

    The South African commercial vehicle market is continuing to track various industry predictions with the forecasted decline in new truck sales continuing during August. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of… more...
    Editor 92
  • Van rental made easy to suite your Budget
    Sep 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Van rental made easy to suit your Budget

    Van rental can be daunting taking into consideration the logistics behind the process, and this is not even touching the dent it may cause on the budget. But now with the launch of Budget Van Rental which is operated by Avis, renting a van is as… more...
    Editor 80
  • A new era in energy for Resolve
    Sep 02, 2016 Press Releases

    A new era in energy for Resolve

    In an effort to capitalise on the significant opportunities that exist in the fuel industry, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, Resolve (an Imperial Logistics Africa company) has partnered with SJS Energy to form a new business unit called Resolve… more...
    Editor 105
  • Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key to boosting African Economies
    Sep 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key…

    Despite an average annual growth in exports of 8.5% since 2010, trade between African regions remains low when compared to other parts of the world, according to The Africa Economic Outlook Report 2016 (1). Intra-regional trade accounted for 16% of… more...
    Editor 71
  • EnTF bringing high quality renewable training to a wider audience
    Sep 01, 2016 Press Releases

    EnTF bringing high quality renewable training to…

    The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT and the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) have been in partnership just over 2 years now, bringing the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)… more...
    Editor 115
  • FAW Harrismith dealer ‘bats a century’
    Aug 31, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW Harrismith dealer ‘bats a century’

    Literally ‘hitting it out of the park’, one of FAW’s acclaimed dealers scored a century when he delivered his team’s 100th FAW truck sold - a first among FAW’s Southern African representatives to sell this many units through a single FAW franchised… more...
    Editor 101
  • Alfred Ngilo, a driver from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, walked away with top honours
    Aug 30, 2016 Press Releases

    Top UD fleet driver off to Japan

    UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet driver at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. Alfred Ngilo, a driver from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, walked away with top honours, outperforming 20 other participants to be… more...
    Editor 111
  • 3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents and ensure safety
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents…

    The culmination of the 3M Taxi Safety Campaign in partnership with government and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO), couldn’t have been better one of the few female Taxi drivers in Johannesburg got hands on education as we close of… more...
    Editor 79
  • Marsh Africa celebrates the 60th anniversary of Women’s Month with a call to action to empower future leaders of industry
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Marsh Africa celebrates the 60th anniversary of…

    Marsh Africa, the global leader in insurance broking and risk management, recently celebrated Women’s Month by hosting a luncheon for its female clients who serve in leadership positions. The luncheon was in recognition of the successes, struggles… more...
    Editor 87
  • Hino SA having a good year despite economic climate
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA having a good year despite economic…

    “Hino South Africa is having a good year in terms of sales when one considers the tough the economic climate and highly competitive market,” said Vice President Ernie Trautmann, addressing the media recently. “Hino’s overall market share is… more...
    Editor 118
  • Saving money to grow your fleet
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Saving money to grow your fleet

    Fleet managers are constantly under pressure to bring down costs, even as operations grow, so they don't need to be reminded of the importance of increasing efficiency in fleet operations. But because fleet efficiency is the product of countless… more...
    Editor 94
  • The Iron Knight and I-Shift Dual Clutch beat two world speed records
    Aug 26, 2016 Press Releases

    The Iron Knight and I-Shift Dual Clutch beat two…

    Volvo Trucks’ The Iron Knight is the world’s fastest truck – twice over. It has beaten the speed record in the standing-start 500- and 1000-metre categories. The record-breaker is custom-built in every respect apart from the engine and the… more...
    Editor 101
  •  Revisions being made to Hino 500-series truck range
    Aug 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Revisions being made to Hino 500-series truck…

    A number of running changes are taking place in the Hino 500-Series range between August and the end of the year. Two of the changes are regulatory and involve the fitment of a speed limiter and anti-skid brakes (ABS) while there are related product… more...
    Editor 114
  • BEUMER Group:
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    BEUMER Group: "We have to listen closely"

    By Dr. Andreas Echelmeyer, Director Conveying & Loading Systems, BEUMER Group Dr. Echelmeyer, you have been Director of Conveying & Loading Systems at BEUMER Group in Beckum for a few months now. What are your responsibilities and what would you… more...
    Editor 74
  • Goodyear Truck Tyres - The Fastest in the World
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Goodyear Truck Tyres - The Fastest in the World

    Volvo Trucks' The Iron Knight breaks two world speed records on special Goodyear truck tyres Port Elizabeth, August 24th, 2016 - Volvo Trucks' 'The Iron Knight' has broken two world speed records for trucks on Goodyear tyres - making them the… more...
    Editor 101
  • Winning recipe: Hino fuel economy and top-class dealer service
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Winning recipe: Hino fuel economy and top-class…

    The proven fuel economy of Hino trucks linked to top class after sales service is proving a winning recipe for Hino Midrand. "This combination enables us to not only retain existing customers, but also to gain new business," says Hennie de Villiers,… more...
    Editor 182
  • Avis scoops Sunday Times Top Brands Award
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis scoops Sunday Times Top Brands Award

    Avis has for the 13th consecutive year been recognised for, winning the Business to Business award in the Car Hire Category at the 18th Sunday Times Top Brand Awards ceremony hosted on 23 August in Sandton. The Sunday Times annual Top Brand Awards… more...
    Editor 92
  • aBrMove, incorporated in our September 2016 magazine.
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    aBrMove, incorporated in our September 2016…

    American trucks have a long history in South Africa. In the post-World War II era, pickups, light, medium and heavy trucks from brands such as Chevrolet, GMC, Dodge, Ford, Studebaker and International abounded on our roads, while less familiar names… more...
    Editor 98
  • Chief business development and strategy officer Cobus Rossouw
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial reports flat revenue, reaffirms…

    Imperial Logistics’ annual financial results reflect the mounting pressure on the industry and volatility in the African region, the supply chain and logistics leader has announced. Chief business development and strategy officer Cobus Rossouw… more...
    Editor 95
  • FUSO FJ 16-230 the truck of choice for medium to heavy applications in southern Africa
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    FUSO FJ 16-230 the truck of choice for medium to…

    Custom-made solutions for varying customers' requirements Testament of FUSO Trucks' continuous growth offensive in southern Africa FUSO Trucks, a division of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa today launched its latest medium to heavy-duty… more...
    Editor 106
  • MANUFACTURING INDABA KZN highlights the province’s achievements and common goals between government and industry
    Aug 24, 2016 Events

    MANUFACTURING INDABA KZN highlights the…

    DURBAN – The Manufacturing Indaba Kwazulu- Natal was buzzing with delegates and manufacturers who came to the Durban ICC to attend the second annual manufacturing symposium and business showcase last week. The theme for the 2016 conference,… more...
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  • The
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    The "MEYLE Mechanics" on a road trip to the…

    Video on "MEYLE TV" allows a glimpse behind the scenes of the Truck-Grand-Prix staged at the legendary Nürburgring race track Interviews with the MEYLE-sponsored "tankpool24" team and its drivers André Kursim and Norbert Kiss Hamburg, 23 August… more...
    Editor 93
  • Engen rolls out affordable purified water on tap
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Engen rolls out affordable purified water on tap

    After a successful pilot at four forecourts, Engen plans to rollout Pure Water On Tap nationally. Answering a call from customers for quality and affordable water, the Pure Water On Tap water bars, which are exclusive to Engen, enable customers to… more...
    Editor 94
  • The new generation Mahindra Scorpio S10 SUV
    Aug 22, 2016 Press Releases

    The new generation Mahindra Scorpio S10 SUV

    All-new look. All-new technology. Even better value. Brand new Scorpio S10 SUV features latest-generation technology Contemporary, aggressive styling ensures head-turning presence Muscular mHawk 2,2-litre turbodiesel engine, new five-speed gearbox… more...
    Editor 99
  • CILT Members: The Pathway to Your International Logistics and Transport Qualifications
    Aug 22, 2016 Events

    CILT Members: The Pathway to Your International…

    'We help you and your organisation gain the knowledge and insights you need in the modern world where logistics and transport skills matter' Why YOU should enrol: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) offers internationally… more...
    Editor 104
  • 3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents and ensure safety
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents…

    The Science company, 3M has partnered with government and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) have launched a Gauteng wide 3M Taxi Safety Campaign, which commenced at the Wanderers Taxi rank in Johannesburg Central on 17 August 2016.… more...
    Editor 126
  • Isuzu Truck South Africa empowers and opens doors for women in trucking industry
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Truck South Africa empowers and opens doors…

    Removing the stereotypes of a male-dominated industry Johannesburg, August 2016 – The South African trucking industry has for some time been male-dominated, with little encouragement or opportunities given to women to infiltrate the tight… more...
    Editor 109
  • Kate Stubbs who has recently been promoted to Managing Executive Business Development & Marketing, Barloworld Logistics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Senior Executive Committee appointment at…

    Kate Stubbs Current title: Managing Executive Business Development & Marketing, Barloworld Logistics With a degree in Business Management, Ms Stubbs joined Barloworld Logistics in 2002, prior to which she worked both locally and internationally. She… more...
    Editor 115
  • Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea Logistics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea…

    Thomas Krüger appointed managing director of the EMEA business unit in Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Kempten, August 17, 2016. Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the Dachser team. On January 1, 2018, he will take… more...
    Editor 118
  • Investments integral to effective safety custodianship
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Investments integral to effective safety…

    South Africa’s tyre manufacturing industry, which is spearheaded by local players; Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Sumitomo continues to benefit from ample investment geared towards production processes, however, deeper conversations… more...
    Editor 169
  • The Financial Advantages of Fitting Your Fleet with Telematics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    The Financial Advantages of Fitting Your Fleet…

    The world of trucking fleets is changing as transport owners turn to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed. Telematics is the technology of sending, receiving and storing… more...
    Editor 111
  • Volvo Trucks’ custom-built The Iron Knight – sets out to break world speed records
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks’ custom-built The Iron Knight – sets…

    The Iron Knight is the result of unique cooperation between technicians, engineers and designers at Volvo Trucks. With the exception of the engine and its series-built I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the truck is entirely custom-built. With 2400… more...
    Editor 114
  • Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s GAR oil-injected air-cooled screw compressors specially designed and custom-built to meet dedicated railway applications
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    On track with a dependable air partner - Atlas…

    Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s GAR 5-37 oil-injected, air-cooled, screw compressors are specially designed and custom-built to meet dedicated railway applications. With built-in features including proven reliability, compact dimensions as well… more...
    Editor 108
  • Many paths, one goal: The smart factory
    Aug 19, 2016 Events

    Many paths, one goal: The smart factory

    SICK at SPS IPC Drives 2016 Waldkirch, August 2016 – At SPS IPC Drives 2016, SICK will show customers and visitors alike the various options and paths they can take to achieve their goal – the smart factory. The sensor manufacturer’s wide range of… more...
    Editor 107
  • AECOM offers total lifecycle solutions for oil, gas and chemical sectors
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    AECOM offers total lifecycle solutions for oil,…

    Clients in the oil, gas and chemicals sectors are on the lookout for smarter, more efficient ways to produce, process and deliver products to market, as well as assistance with environmental and sustainability considerations. AECOM is able to offer… more...
    Editor 132
  • Global Regulatory Developments for Border Security under the Spotlight at SAAFF Congress
    Aug 16, 2016 Events

    Global Regulatory Developments for Border…

    Risk management has become an unfortunate necessity in global trade, with extraordinary measures required to address both rising crime and the threat of terrorism. Today, nations must embrace new technologies and regulations to secure their… more...
    Editor 107
  •  Incorrect calculations behind latest shuffle in Africa’s GDP ranking
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Incorrect calculations behind latest shuffle in…

    The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) released in April 2016 updated gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for more than 200 of the world’s economies. For Africa, the update reflected another shift in the leader board… more...
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  • Krister Sandvoss named new project director for CeMAT
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Krister Sandvoss named new project director for…

    Hannover, Germany. On September 1st Krister Sandvoss (36) will take over management of the “CeMAT Worldwide” department. Along with the CeMAT exhibition in Hannover, his responsibilities include the foreign exhibitions of Deutsche Messe in the field… more...
    Editor 110
  • Auto gearbox further extends Mahindra XUV500 SUV's appeal
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Auto gearbox further extends Mahindra XUV500…

    Advanced, efficient six-speed automatic now an option on XUV500 Combines convenient urban commuting with agile responses Optimised gear ratios focus on economy Johannesburg, South Africa. - The popular Mahindra XUV500 sports utility vehicle has been… more...
    Editor 126
  • Miracle  Man'  Grant  Lottering
    Aug 11, 2016 Press Releases

    962km of cycling, 19 410m of climbing and over…

    'Miracle Man' Grant Lottering does the impossible in the French Alps, completing the grueling solo, non-stop ride of 962km, including 19 410m of climbing, in 46 hours and 17 minutes! On 4 August 2016, Grant Lottering, South African survivor, speaker… more...
    Editor 120
  • Still so much more to do...
    Aug 10, 2016 Events

    Still so much more to do...

    Network, connect, learn and share with fellow supply chain professionals at our many events that we still have planned for the second half of 2016, including Conferences, Workshops, Professional Development Events, Site Visits and Partner Events. So… more...
    Editor 110
  • Battle on for new truck sales
    Aug 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Battle on for new truck sales

    The South African commercial vehicle market has recorded a 6.7% month-on-month decrease in sales in July. This brings the year’s new truck sales total to 15 327 units, which is 9.3% down when compared to the same period in 2015. This is according to… more...
    Editor 110
  • Nelson Mandela University presenting AEE REP qualification programme
    Aug 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Nelson Mandela University presenting AEE REP…

    The Nelson Mandela University will be hosting the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) qualification programme the Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) from 20-23 September 2016. In partnership with the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF),… more...
    Editor 158
  • Dr. Ralf Patzelt, Head of Animal Health, South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa and Lara Haigh, Managing Director, Imperial Health Sciences
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial hones animal healthcare expertise in…

    Through its successful partnership with client Boehringer Ingelheim, Imperial Health Sciences has added a new dimension to its well established reputation as Africa’s leading partner in the healthcare supply chain. The company has added the… more...
    Editor 186
  • Aftermarket 4.0 – Upgrade now!
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Aftermarket 4.0 – Upgrade now!

    Diesel Technic presents Highlights at the Automechanika Frankfurt 2016 From 13 to 17 September 2016, visitors to the Automechanika in Frankfurt/Germany will experience the numerous innovations in the range of brand products and services offered by… more...
    Editor 149
  • Serco has delivered eight new truck bodies to Compass Medical Waste.  Five vehicles are pictured at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.  From left to right Vania Monti and Steve Davenport
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco delivers new bodies to leading Medical…

    SERCO has delivered eight new truck bodies to Compass Medical Waste Services to add to the sixbuilt for them last year. Compass Medical Waste Services, a leader in the waste services industry, is a company which sets high standards in connection… more...
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  • Too many transport operators still wary of Internet of Things
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Too many transport operators still wary of…

    Over the past two decades, the world has witnessed a new stage of technological revolution. Globally, around 5,5 million new devices connect to the Internet every day, with more than 205 000 new gigabytes of data created every second. Termed the… more...
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  • Heavy duty operators continuing to seek innovative insurance solutions to reduce costs, says Standard Bank
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Heavy duty operators continuing to seek…

    Insurance for the trucking industry is becoming increasingly sophisticated with models being written to meet specific needs of fleet owners across the spectrum of the sector-an essential requirement in times when owners are seeking innovative… more...
    Editor 223
  • Why is Outsourcing Still a Dirty Word?
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Why is Outsourcing Still a Dirty Word?

    Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage all the traditional aspects of a successful company. Yet this is an outdated view –… more...
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  • Rotary’s SafeWater Project supplies life-saving water filters to the people of southern Africa
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Rotary’s SafeWater Project supplies life-saving…

    For a mere R40 you could help provide a household with 1600 litres of clean drinking water that lasts 100 days. The lack of clean and safe drinkable water negatively impacts hundreds of communities and thousands of people across Sub-Saharan Africa… more...
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  • Daimler commercial vehicles take home gold, for the fifth year in a row
    Jul 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler commercial vehicles take home gold, for…

    Daimler commercial vehicles headquarters provides unmatched support to its dealers Numbers never lie and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Dealer Satisfaction Index Awards have proven this, as Daimler commercial vehicles took home… more...
    Editor 192
  • Tailored polyamide portfolio for the charge-air duct in modern combustion engines
    Jul 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Tailored polyamide portfolio for the charge-air…

    Ultramid® grades for various demands on pressure and resistance up to 220°C Selected polyamides available with globally consistent specifications, locally manufactured The reductions in fuel consumption and emissions which are prescribed by law in… more...
    Editor 204
  • 7 reasons to visit Interbuild Africa 2016
    Jul 29, 2016 Events

    7 reasons to visit Interbuild Africa 2016

    Time is running out to pre-register for Largest Building and Construction trade show of its Kind in Africa! 7 Reasons you NEED to be at Interbuild Africa 2016: Live demonstrations of the latest products in building and construction Exposure to seven… more...
    Editor 181
  • Bio2Watt appoints Anaergia to manage Bronkhorstspruit commercial biogas plant
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Bio2Watt appoints Anaergia to manage…

    Thursday, 28 July 2016: The day-to-day operations of South Africa’s first commercial biogas plant are being managed by biogas expert Anaergia Africa Proprietary Limited, part of the Anaergia international group of companies, effective 18 July 2016.… more...
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  • Upcoming Manufacturing Indaba events with dti Minister & VIPs
    Jul 28, 2016 Events

    Upcoming Manufacturing Indaba events with dti…

    The date for the Kwazulu-Natal Manufacturing Indaba is 16 August 2016 and the event will be hosted at the ICC in Durban KwaZulu-Natal is South Africa’s second largest economy, contributing on average, 16.0% (2013) to the country’s GDP. The province… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully…

    Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck enables fully electric transport for the first time ever with an admissible total weight of 26 tonnes Ranges of up to 200 kilometres, load capacity comparable with diesel drive Series production for urban short-radius… more...
    Editor 181
  • This is one of the first Hino-based trucks to be put into operation by Nomad Tours
    Jul 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Adventure tours company switches to Hino trucks

    Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, one of the leading operators providing this service in sub-Saharan Africa, has bought 25 Hino 500-Series 1626 trucks as replacements for 20 trucks in its fleet of 47 vehicles. These are the first Hino trucks bought by… more...
    Editor 302
  • Intelligent and efficient feeding
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Intelligent and efficient feeding

    DEPRAG presents eacy feed, the new generation vibratory bowl feeder, at the MOTEK 2016 Reliable feeders are a vital requirement in attaining the best possible system reliability. But DEPRAG has proven that their feeders can deliver on a lot more… more...
    Editor 166
  • 10 000 heavy vehicle milestone achieved by RTMS
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    10 000 heavy vehicle milestone achieved by RTMS

    Significant move forward for safer roads in South Africa The Road Transport Management System (RTMS) confirmed that the number of heavy vehicles that are RTMS certified has surpassed the 10 000 mark. This increase demonstrates the commitment road… more...
    Editor 195
  • SOLAS amendment to increase safety and cost of transporting goods by sea
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    SOLAS amendment to increase safety and cost of…

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS). The convention seeks to promote safety when transporting goods at sea. The amendments which came into effect on 1 July 2016 apply globally. The… more...
    Editor 165
  • Cities Without Cars, Pollution, and Accidents? They May Not Be Far Away
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Cities Without Cars, Pollution, and Accidents?…

    Widespread Urban Adoption of Self-Driving Vehicles and Robo-Taxis Could Lead to a Revolutionary Transformation of Cities, According to a New BCG Report Johannesburg, July 25, 2016—Widespread urban adoption of self-driving vehicles (SDVs) and… more...
    Editor 170
  • Shell Commercial Lubricants to be featured at the Shell V-Power Nitro+ SEFAC Experience Day
    Jul 25, 2016 Events

    Shell Commercial Lubricants to be featured at the…

    21 July 2016, Johannesburg - On exhibit at this year’s event, Shell Commercial Lubricants has its latest range of commercial fuels, includingShell Rimula Ultra 5W-30 with Dynamic Protection Plus Technology is proven to provide up to 56% better… more...
    Editor 262
  • Trends in truck industry
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Trends in truck industry

    Reduced fuel consumption, lower emissions, fewer accidents The vision of autonomous trucks is within reach. This year, however, the latest trends in the truck industry are more pragmatic than ever before and driven not only by economic pressures but… more...
    Editor 206
  • Making Extended Producer Responsibility Sustainable
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Making Extended Producer Responsibility…

    Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising costs of product manufacturing –particularly the costs associated with the end-of-life disposal of these products. Growing pressure on the environment and on natural resources can no… more...
    Editor 222
  • Dr. Sean Phillips,  Managing Director of the JRA, takes delivery of the first of 39 pothole units from Eqstra Fleet Management.
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Eqstra delivers 39 new pothole repair trucks to…

    Eqstra Fleet Management has delivered 39 new pothole repair trucks to the Johannesburg Road Agency. The units were designed and developed by the JRA in conjunction with Kanu Commercial Body Construction (Pty) Ltd. Eqstra, as the contract manager for… more...
    Editor 197
  • Continental Delivers Tires for Volvo Concept Truck
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Delivers Tires for Volvo Concept Truck

    Project goal is to improve efficiency of future trucks and to reduce emissions Continental delivers prototype tires for both truck and trailer Improved fuel efficiency and rolling resistance performance for all prototype tires Hanover, July 2016.… more...
    Editor 186
  • Hino SA shines in two competitive surveys
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA shines in two competitive surveys

    Hino South Africa, driven by its very successful global Total Support programme, has recently achieved excellent results in two, recent competitive surveys. Importantly Hino has retained its No. 1 position in the combined Scott Byers Competitive… more...
    Editor 181
  • DHL Enters Strategic Partnership with Ambatovyin Madagascar
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Enters Strategic Partnership with Ambatovyin…

    This agreement encompasses two contracts where DHL will provide onshore and off-shore services CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 21, 2016/ -- DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group (www.DHL.com) , has… more...
    Editor 215
  • Imperial’s health initiatives working for good in Africa
    Jul 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial’s health initiatives working for good in…

    As a major sponsor of AIDS 2016, the international AIDS conference being held in Durban from the 18th to 22nd of July, Imperial believes in improving and facilitating healthcare across Africa. Says Dr Iain Barton, Imperial’s Group Business… more...
    Editor 161
  • Frost & Sullivan lauds MiX Telematics’ rise as the leading provider of information and related services for mobile assets
    Jul 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Frost & Sullivan lauds MiX Telematics’ rise as…

    MiX Telematics has built a strong global brand by ensuring it is always ahead of the technology curve Johannesburg, South Africa — Based on recent analysis of the telematics market, Frost & Sullivan recognises MiX Telematics as the recipient of the… more...
    Editor 314
  • CASE STUDY: MAN Truck & Bus SA partners with T-Systems to accelerate digital transformation
    Jul 19, 2016 Press Releases

    CASE STUDY: MAN Truck & Bus SA partners with…

    The challenge MAN Truck & Bus has a growing user base of over 600 employees and independent dealers that rely on the company’s central IT function to provide every kind of operational IT support requirement. With the rapid pace of new technologies,… more...
    Editor 530
  • FLTR Igmar van Rie_Factory Manager, Samuel Maluleke, Jan Gortzen_MD and Elias Mtshali_WPP
    Jul 19, 2016 Press Releases

    World Power Products reinvents to set the…

    World Power Products, South Africa’s leading sheet metal fabricator, is a smart and dynamic company that adapts with the times to ensure the sustainable and on-time delivery of world-class products and service solutions. Since its founding in 1963… more...
    Editor 172
  • World premiere: Daimler Buses presents autonomously driving city bus of the future
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    World premiere: Daimler Buses presents…

    Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot: premiere journey on Europe's longest bus rapid transit line in the Netherlands CityPilot impressively demonstrates Daimler Buses' technological leadership: Fascinating technology enhances safety, efficiency… more...
    Editor 182
  • SAAFF Congress Tackles Freight Industry Challenges
    Jul 18, 2016 Events

    SAAFF Congress Tackles Freight Industry…

    International trade is becoming more complex for South African freight forwarders as new legislation and other transport regulation updates are enacted. For these reasons, the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) is pushing… more...
    Editor 159
  • MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust and Clover Mama Afrika support the Mbekweni Community
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust and Clover…

    Mama Mirriam Toni receives much needed haven renovation MiX Telematics & Clover Mama Afrika take to the Ncedisizwe Centre in Mbekweni, Western Cape, next week to provide Mama Mirriam Toni with the much needed support in caring for vulnerable… more...
    Editor 308
  • Volvo Trucks Southern Africa expands network in South Africa
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa expands network in…

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa is expanding its footprint in Gauteng and opening a new workshop facility in Alrode, South of Gauteng. The workshop will open its doors in October 2016. The reason for the new site is to improve breakdown response time… more...
    Editor 189
  • Public transport passenger needs highlighted
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Public transport passenger needs highlighted

    In improving its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system for the future, the City of Johannesburg (COJ) conducted a study among residents to gauge a better understanding of what they want. At the same time, the study tracked how results differ between… more...
    Editor 176
  • AECOM drives expansion at Toyota press shop in Durban
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    AECOM drives expansion at Toyota press shop in…

    July 2016: AECOM was responsible for the engineering services for a recent expansion project undertaken by Toyota South Africa Motors at its manufacturing facility near Durban. This included a new press line with the largest press in the Southern… more...
    Editor 239
  • Communication lead for Uber Africa advocates street smarts alongside book smarts
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Communication lead for Uber Africa advocates…

    Samantha Allenberg, (30), who currently leads communications at Uber in Africa, is an Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) Vega graduate who believes that studying is the key to success but also that it is important to put the books aside,… more...
    Editor 211
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans extend their reign in Rustenburg
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans…

    Strategically situated within the North-West province State-of-the-art dedicated commercial vehicles dealership Specially built to have a focus on Daimler buses RUSTENBURG - Less than six months after inaugurating the Regional Centre Southern… more...
    Editor 202
  • FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies Life-Cycle Management, Automates Asset Discovery
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies…

    Manufacturers and industrial producers are gaining insight into their operations through connected technology. Now, they have a single tool for managing automation assets. FactoryTalk AssetCentre v7.0 software from #RockwellAutomation automates… more...
    Editor 181
  • Imperial and Sasfin partner in new freight, logistics and finance powerhouse
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial and Sasfin partner in new freight,…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has announced the acquisition of a controlling share of Sasfin Premier Logistics - thereby creating a “formidable” new player in the freight and logistics market. The Imperial Logistics and Sasfin… more...
    Editor 180
  • The new VDMA guideline informs users about safer hydraulic connections of attachments to industrial trucks. (Photo source: KAUP GmbH & Co. KG)
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    VDMA: Easily connected attachments

    Guideline for the interface between industrial trucks and attachments Frankfurt, July 2016 – More than 80% of counterbalanced lift trucks and a great many other industrial trucks are used today with attachments. Although the mechanical connection of… more...
    Editor 198
  • Volvo Penta woos new customer Doppstadt with a ‘bunch of flowers’
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Penta woos new customer Doppstadt with a…

    A blossoming relationship sees Volvo Penta exceed expectations by German company, Doppstadt. When Volvo Penta began working with environmental technology company, Doppstadt, they won them over by giving them a floral arrangement. Not literally, of… more...
    Editor 221
  • Serco builds show trailer for Joburg Theatre
    Jul 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco builds show trailer for Joburg Theatre

    Joburg Theatre wanted to get more exposure for their shows by taking them to the people - especially those folk from disadvantaged backgrounds - thus allowing them easier access to theatre productions. The aim was for audiences in remote areas and… more...
    Editor 213
  • Stephan Rebhan & Rudolf Stark
    Jul 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Hybrid Electric Vehicle and…

    Rudolf Stark, former Head of the Transmission Business Unit taking over the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Business Unit Former Head of Development Stephan Rebhan moves to the top of the Transmission Business Unit Nuremberg, Regensburg, July 2016. At the… more...
    Editor 183
  • ZF Innovation Tractor Presents Electrification and Driver Assist Technology
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    ZF Innovation Tractor Presents Electrification…

    Leading the Way toward Future Off-Highway Applications Automated maneuvering and hitching makes tractor operations faster and safer Electric single-wheel drive provides maximum efficiency and perfect traction management ZF integrates intelligent… more...
    Editor 270
  • Improving freight movement through Gauteng
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Improving freight movement through Gauteng

    Movement of freight via South Africa to the African continent is part of the South African government’s Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIP) of the Presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating Commission. Key to this strategy is the Tambo Springs… more...
    Editor 226
  • Improving the safety and productivity of trucks
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Improving the safety and productivity of trucks

    The future of the truck industry as we know it is changing. Improvements in safety, fuel efficiency and extra payloads are now possible for freight owners operating within the realms of the law. The Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme is paving… more...
    Editor 217
  • Local truck sales remain constrained while exports into africa increase
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Local truck sales remain constrained while…

    South Africa’s commercial vehicle industry is still facing some tough challenges at the halfway mark of 2016. With the industry’s growth closely linked to the country’s macroeconomic trends, it is following a similarly uphill road to recovery.… more...
    Editor 211
  •  MiX Telematics receives distribution rights for TankSafe™ devices in Africa
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics receives distribution rights for…

    Johannesburg, 6 July 2016 – TISS Ltd, the world’s leading truck security and safety specialists, today announced that MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has been appointed as a distributor of… more...
    Editor 344
  • Distracted driving in SA
    Jul 06, 2016 Events

    Distracted driving in SA

    There are many vices, other than talking on a cell phone while driving, likely to distract the driver and cause an accident. At the 35th Southern African Transport Conference taking place in Pretoria, Karien Venter discussed a pilot project which… more...
    Editor 212
  • Dachser South Africa named Freight and Logistics Company of the Year
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Dachser South Africa named Freight and Logistics…

    On 28 June, Dachser South Africa was named the ‘Freight and Logistics Company of the Year’ at the 9th Transport Africa Awards 2016. The Transport Africa Awards are designed to recognise companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to… more...
    Editor 223
  • Expansion will boost Imperial’s efficiency and deliver capacity for growth
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Expansion will boost Imperial’s efficiency and…

    In order to optimise its logistics services to the healthcare sector, Imperial Health Sciences is expanding. The Imperial Logistics group company has announced an investment a new, multimillion, state-of-the art warehousing and additional office… more...
    Editor 197
  • Banking on innovation
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Banking on innovation

    No other industry has faced greater disruption across Africa than banking and finance. With the help of network partners such as Liquid Telecom, however, banks and financial service providers are exploring new business models that will help shape… more...
    Editor 232
  • Ingersoll Rand launches Compressed Air Rental Services
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand launches Compressed Air Rental…

    helping customers achieve maximum production and minimum downtime Compressed air is critical for most industrial processes. In a manufacturing environment, temporary needs for compressed air can arise at any time requiring quick action and the… more...
    Editor 208
  • Kenny Kistan, Malijeng Ngqaleni and James Maina at SATC2106
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Public transport improves quality of life

    Government subsidies are the lifeblood of the bus and rail services in the country, but the taxi industry, which transports the majority of South Africans, is currently not subsidised as the country aims to create an efficient intermodal public… more...
    Editor 219
  • SAAFF Congress 2016 Exciting Conference Line-Up Announced
    Jul 06, 2016 Events

    SAAFF Congress 2016 Exciting Conference Line-Up…

    Freight Forwarding plays an essential role in international trade and our members are dedicated to facilitating this activity through their involvement in the management of transportation, customs clearing, documentation, third party payments and… more...
    Editor 191
  • KPMG: Companies Failing to Leverage Technology to Combat Fraud, despite it being a Significant Enabler for Fraudulent Activity
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    KPMG: Companies Failing to Leverage Technology to…

    ...despite it being a Significant Enabler for Fraudulent Activity. Global Profiles of the Fraudster also reveals majority of fraud continues to be due to weak internal controls Monday, 04th July 2016; According to a new report by KPMG, technology was… more...
    Editor 221
  • Manufacturing Indaba 2016 emphasises unity & common goals between government & private sector to weather tough times
    Jul 04, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba 2016 emphasises unity &…

    EKURHULENI - Day 2 of the Manufacturing Indaba in Ekurhuleni culminated in delegates sitting on the edge of their seats to hear the banter and camaraderie that flowed between various CEOs and governmental representatives at the final afternoon of… more...
    Editor 224
  • Volvo Trucks reveal South Africa’s most fuel efficient driver
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks reveal South Africa’s most fuel…

    Volvo Trucks South Africa revealed South Africa’s most fuel efficient driver on Friday 24 June 2016 at an event at Maropeng. The event was the culmination of regional rounds of the competition that saw 10 drivers go head-to-head for the title. This… more...
    Editor 194
  • Trend study “Material Selection 16/17” by BASF presents innovative materials for products of the future
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Trend study “Material Selection 16/17” by BASF…

    Joint project by the designfabrik® and the Performance Materials scouting team of BASF in Europe New materials and combinations pave the way for improved products in almost all industries Exclusively available for customers and partners How are a… more...
    Editor 225
  • Continental Invests close to €50 million in Radial Agricultural Tire Production
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Invests close to €50 million in…

    Continental boosts production of agricultural tires in Lousado, Portugal 125 new jobs in the coming years Agricultural tires with Continental brand in the market from 2017 Hanover, June 2016. Continental is investing €49.9 million in its… more...
    Editor 225
  • The fiscal system within the public transport integration challenge
    Jun 30, 2016 Events

    The fiscal system within the public transport…

    South Africa’s Deputy Director-General in Intergovernmental Relations, Malijeng Ngqaleni will present a talk titled, ‘The public transport integration challenge: what role for the fiscal system?’ on Monday, 4 July 2016 at the 35th annual Southern… more...
    Editor 178
  • Anthony Healey (MD), Angela Julies (Fleet Controller), James Campbell-Miller (Sales Director)
    Jun 30, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics’ solution helps H&M Removals…

    H&M Removals takes the safety of its customers’ belongings to a new level Cape Town, June 2016 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in cooperation with its Cape Town based channel partner,… more...
    Editor 374
  • DHL Supply Chain awarded 3 year contract for Pick n Pay GMD Business
    Jun 30, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Supply Chain awarded 3 year contract for Pick…

    ŸDHL Supply Chain and Pick n Pay continue their partnership doing business in the General Merchandise Division Johannesburg, June 2016 – DHL Supply Chain South Africa recently secured a major retail contract after Pick n Pay awarded their General… more...
    Editor 272
  • Technology adding new dimension to transportation and rail
    Jun 27, 2016 Events

    Technology adding new dimension to transportation…

    Smart stations to improve operations and experience JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – June 27, 2016 - As emerging markets continue to look to transportation and rail infrastructure improvements to further their own growth, access to improved technology… more...
    Editor 302
  • Unique solution by Postbox Courier that helps you save on import costs by providing SA shoppers a personal address overseas.
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Save big with Postbox Courier

    Unique solution by Postbox Courier that helps you save on import costs by providing SA shoppers a personal address overseas. South African owned Postbox Courier has been operation in South Africa for over a year and is dedicated to online shoppers… more...
    Editor 252
  • Cost per kilometre to New York dirt cheap compared to Botswana or Durban
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Cost per kilometre to New York dirt cheap…

    It is 10 times more expensive to fly to Gaborone than to New York when calculated as cost per kilometre. And even local flights can cost up to four times more per kilometre than flying to the Big Apple, a Corporate Traveller survey reveals. A return… more...
    Editor 212
  • Heavy-Duty Week: Asia Diesel Engine Special & China Off-highway Vehicle Special
    Jun 27, 2016 Events

    Heavy-Duty Week: Asia Diesel Engine Special &…

    Although the diesel engine market has gone through a challenging year in 2015, the global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7 percent per year through 2017 to $248.5 billion. The Asia- Pacific region will remain the dominant and… more...
    Editor 247
  • Imperial’s five-pillar approach reduces transport risk
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial’s five-pillar approach reduces transport…

    Imperial Logistics’ proactive, multi-pronged approach to managing transport risk is yielding big benefits for the supply chain and logistics leader and its clients, including fewer hijackings, more successful convictions and the collapse of… more...
    Editor 198
  • Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages

    The Energy Awareness Game© is a fun, entertaining and educational board game. The game uses home ownership as a basis for learning the fundamentals of energy saving and teaches anyone, above the age of 6, energy awareness. Concepts such as… more...
    Editor 207
  • CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens intralogistics
    Jun 23, 2016 Events

    CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens…

    Hannover/Moscow. From 20 to 22 September at CeMAT RUSSIA in Moscow, approximately 150 exhibitors present their products and solutions for integrated and efficient control of the logistics process. “The past year saw Russia’s GDP bottom out, but now… more...
    Editor 202
  • Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel Management Solution
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel…

    South Africa has seen increased and frequent fuel increases in 2016 and this has affected consumers and transporters alike. With transporters experiencing fuel increases, the consumers are hit even harder when these costs are transferred to the… more...
    Editor 240
  • Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG

    On the 14th of June at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, Konecranes introduced a new Rail Mounted Gantry crane (RMG) to the world: the BOXPORTER. This new crane offers the clearest view in intermodal container handling with its “smarter… more...
    Editor 232
  • Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks

    Two companies with a 100-year history meet on the stage of a brand-new, Pretoria-based Isuzu Trucks franchise. Bidvest McCarthy has now invested in an Isuzu Trucks dealership strategically sited just off the N4 at Gateway Industrial Park in Pretoria… more...
    Editor 334
  • Omron launches new integrated solutions of industrial robots in SA
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Omron launches new integrated solutions of…

    South Africa is one of 39 countries globally to benefit from Omron’s worldwide launch of 49 new best-in-class robots in April 2016. The robots are integrated with Omron’s family of sensors, safety components and award-winning NX/NJ series machine… more...
    Editor 237
  • Klaus Kreipe, new head of Truck Tires Original Equipment worldwide at Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires.
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    New Head of Business Field Original Equipment…

    Klaus Kreipe has been in charge of the global original equipment business for truck tires since the start of May Hanover, June 2016. Since the start of May, the leading technology company Continental has a new head of the business field Original… more...
    Editor 207
  • StratoPOD – a new mobile business application debuted at SAPICS 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    StratoPOD – a new mobile business application…

    Attendees of the annual SAPICS conference, which took place at Sun City from 12 – 14 June 2016, benefitted from the debut launch of Strato IT Group’s innovative digital proof of delivery business application, StratoPOD. This cost effective mobile… more...
    Editor 216
  • New production manager at Serco in Cape Town
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    New production manager at Serco in Cape Town

    Arnold Loois (45) has joined Serco in the position of production manager at the truck and trailer body building company’s Cape Town branch. Arnold, who grew up in Kroonstad in the Free State, attended the Marais Viljoen Technical High School in… more...
    Editor 232
  • ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows

    “We’ve seen a high level of senior international buyers visiting and reports are already coming from exhibitors who have secured orders and contracts” Business leaders from across Southern Africa converged on Johannesburg yesterday as two of… more...
    Editor 176
  • Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our most important trade partners’
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our…

    Deputy Minister of Agriculture leads delegation to food and drink expo in Johannesburg at start week of negotiations with South Africa’s agriculture leaders South Africa is one of Poland’s key trade partners with the agricultural sector alone worth… more...
    Editor 184
  • Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven

    Zimbabwe’s national development and promotion organisation, ZimTrade, has facilitated the participation of Zimbabwean companies in this year’s Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), an annual specialised food value chain exhibition that will be held from 19-21… more...
    Editor 209
  • SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016

    Business owners, ambassadors and top government officials convene in Midrand for breakfast SAITEX 2016 welcomed more than 300 visitors for the Progressive Business Forum breakfast, which marked the start of this year’s trade show and conference in… more...
    Editor 192
  • Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North…

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 in Atlanta; Joins Exhibitor Advisory Committee CHICAGO — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) today announced that Daimler Trucks North America… more...
    Editor 196
  • Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host minister, vips and international manufacturing experts
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host…

    Manufacturing stakeholders are keen to keep the momentum going in their manufacturing operations, which make up South Africa’s fourth-biggest economic sector. Manufacturing saw a recent recovery despite weak demand. Manufacturing business confidence… more...
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  • Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its doors to the world
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its…

    Africa’s Big 7 2016 and the three-day Food Forum conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand runs from Sunday June 19 until Tuesday June 21 More than 300 exhibitors will be joined (June 19) at South Africa’s Gallagher Convention Centre… more...
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  • Hydraulic cylinders for trucks
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Hydraulic cylinders for trucks

    The brand DT Spare Parts offers a complete range with more than 30 000 different spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard hydraulic cylinders. DT brand hydraulic cylinders consist of a tube with precisely toleranced… more...
    Editor 240
  • Wolfgang Pech, senior vice president at Deutsche Messe AG, and Cavas Dumasia, joint secretary of the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers, arrange a close cooperation for CeMAT INDIA
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    CeMAT INDIA and SIMHEM partner to promote India’s…

    Hannover/New Delhi. Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd announced that the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers (SIMHEM) will co-organize CeMAT INDIA 2016, India’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet partnership achieves record exports at East London port
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet…

    East London - Recent reports have confirmed that in April 2016 Transnet and Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) recorded the highest units being handled in East London with over 10 000 new vehicles exported. This remarkable milestone not only bodes… more...
    Editor 249
  • Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts Distribution Centre
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts…

    PORT ELIZABETH - General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Parts Distribution Centre (PDC), situated in the Coega Industrial Development Zone near Port Elizabeth, has recently been declared landfill free. The 37 000 square metre world class warehouse is… more...
    Editor 237
  • Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For The Mining Industry at Electra Mining Africa 2016
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For…

    ContiTech will exhibit at stand F26 in hall 6 Mining industry expert will showcase a range of traditional and specialty conveyor belts, fluid hose and power transmission products Continental's specialty tires for the mining industry will be… more...
    Editor 229
  • Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for e-commerce retailer
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for…

    Serco worked closely with Takealot.com - one of South Africa’s largest e-commerce retailers - in that company’s move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles. Takealot.com has large warehouses in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where… more...
    Editor 229
  • KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?

    The detrimental effects of high sugar consumption are being examined worldwide and policy makers are left wondering how to ease the resulting burden on public health systems. South Africa is no exception to this. Between 2003 and 2012, obesity rates… more...
    Editor 246
  • The future of recycling isn’t what you think
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    The future of recycling isn’t what you think

    The difference between a circular economy and a recycling economy, and why we should care Our dominant linear ‘take-make-consume-dispose’ economy is unsustainable. Dwindling natural resources and growing demand are inescapable: it is only a matter… more...
    Editor 231
  • Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away
    Jun 15, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away

    “Can we stop Africa de-industrialising?” This is the big question on the minds of African governments and macro-economists seeking to stimulate growth and hoping for a new wave of industrialisation through regional integration, roll out of… more...
    Editor 198
  • Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle
    Jun 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle

    One of the biggest challenges for any truck or fleet owner is limiting the downtime of their vehicles. A common reason for trucks to spend time on the shop floor is due to electrical failure, which often includes dead batteries. While downtime is an… more...
    Editor 226
  • Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace

    The quality and cleanliness of fuel is a major factor that contributes to the performance of diesel engines and components. Contaminated fuel leads to higher maintenance costs and engine downtime, therefore good fuel filtration is vital for the… more...
    Editor 237
  • Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest ADT
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest…

    Goodyear introduces new OTR tyres to maximize load capacity Port Elizabeth, June 2016 - Goodyear has developed the new Off-The-Road (OTR) tyre TL-4A in size 33.25R29 specifically for the new Volvo A60H articulated dump truck - the largest Volvo… more...
    Editor 318
  • Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and ecstasy around the world
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and…

    This year’s Comrades Marathon was one for the history books, with first time competitor David Gatebe shattering the race record in a time of five hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds. Imperial Truck Rental once again ensured that the media could tell… more...
    Editor 238
  • Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one roof
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one…

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa and MAN Sub-Equatorial Africa have relocated their head-offices to new premises in Modderfontein, Johannesburg; a move that is representative of the organisation's new strategy to satisfy markets across South Africa and… more...
    Editor 283
  • Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops criminals in their tracks
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops…

    Criminals, beware! We’re ahead of you! That was the blunt warning issued this week by Altech Netstar to vehicle thieves and theft syndicates as a result of the success of the company’s Jamming Resist™ technology. In several instances of attempted… more...
    Editor 230
  • CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner in material handling
    Jun 08, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner…

    Presentation of sustainable and smart solutions for intralogistics applications New tire size of the TractorMaster New primary instrumentation solution MultiViu Compact 4 ensures convenient and efficient work Innovative lift drive for stacker cranes… more...
    Editor 233
  • “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy”
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global…

    Interview with Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman and CEO of the BEUMER Group: Dr. Beumer, what can you tell us about trends that are currently important in intralogistics? Dr. Beumer: Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy. For companies… more...
    Editor 299
  • Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent competitiveness
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent…

    Apollo Vredestein, the tyre designer and manufacturer with over 100 years of history, proves its position as a market leader developing high-end products for a global market, by boasting a consistent trend of achievements. Apollo Vredestein’s high… more...
    Editor 246
  •  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and The Battery Show set to make European debuts in Stuttgart, April 2017
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and…

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will have its first European showcase in Stuttgart, Germany Expo will be co-located with The Battery Show, as two perfectly complementary exhibitions Expos will be a chance for major manufacturers to meet… more...
    Editor 211
  • Sizwe Nxedlana – Chief Economist: First National Bank
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    2016 SAAFF Congress to Host International Speakers

    Political, economic, financial and regulatory factors are playing an ever-increasing role in today’s international trade. The South African Association of Freight Forwarders will be highlighting these aspects with a high-powered line-up of local and… more...
    Editor 222
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners in educating truck drivers about wellness and a healthy lifestyle
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa expands its successful employee wellness programme to Kelrn Vervoer Fleet owners and truck drivers at the forefront of the innovative MBSA Trucking Wellness Fleet Owner Workplace Programme Number of Fleet Owner Workplace… more...
    Editor 286
  • Imperial aims for greener supply chains
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial aims for greener supply chains

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has added impetus to its drive for greener supply chains with a two-pronged energy saving initiative that encompasses its transport fleet and warehouses, as well as innovative water saving, waste… more...
    Editor 253
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to the farming community
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to…

    More than 100 bales of hay delivered to animals in need due to the drought FleetBoard Driver Training truck and trailer used to transport emergency animal feed Delivery made in time for the winter season BRONKHORTSPRUIT/WINBURG - In association with… more...
    Editor 237
  • Foton previews the Sauvana suv at NAMPO 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Foton previews the Sauvana SUV at NAMPO 2016

    Foton, which has already established itself as a supplier of a top quality one-ton bakkie, the Tunland, in South Africa, gave visitors to the annual Nampo agricultural show a preview of the spacious Sauvana SUV which is based on the Tunland. The… more...
    Editor 267
  • Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at CeMAT 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at…

    Live 50 square meters AutoStore demo showcases space-efficient modular system that can increase storage capacity by 400% for same footprint Hannover, 2016 – Hatteland has unveiled the largest ever demonstration of its ultra-space-efficient,… more...
    Editor 244
  • REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its destination
    May 30, 2016 Events

    REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its…

    90% of visitors to REIFEN are coming to Frankfurt in 2018 80% of exhibitors already intend to take part in REIFEN 2018 The international Trade Fair REIFEN 2016 has rolled with great success to its destination: Almost 20,000 visitors from all over… more...
    Editor 223
  • New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management

    Jean-Clay van Heerden has been appointed National Manager, Strategic Operations for Eqstra Fleet Management. He will be responsible for accident management and road side assistance for Eqstra’s clients as well as for procurement relating to these… more...
    Editor 290
  • Marshall Hendricks, winner of the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League competition
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    South African tops the FleetBoard Drivers' League…

    Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast ‘n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries to take top honours in the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers'… more...
    Editor 288
  • FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016
    May 27, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016

    “Customers have become ever more convinced of the inherent value-for- money FAW provides to their business, and it is therefore no surprise that our vehicles have been very popular in the agricultural sector.” “High-quality manufacture, yet simple… more...
    Editor 224
  • Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success

    Isuzu Truck South Africa’s Tiny Daya elucidates some of the latest nips and tucks to the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck range Isuzu Truck South Africa remains the country’s leading retailer of cab-over, forward-control, medium- and… more...
    Editor 270
  • Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction while driving
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction…

    Taking a quick peek at a text, turning around for a second to soothe a crying child, taking a hand off the wheel for just a second to grab something jammed under the seat… We all know we shouldn’t, but how often do we do these things while driving… more...
    Editor 364
  • Mr. Hiroshi Nishizak
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New chief executive officer for Isuzu Truck South…

    Johannesburg, South Africa (May 2016) Craig Uren, chief operating officer of Isuzu Truck South Africa, today announced the appointment of Mr. Hiroaki Sugawara as chief executive officer of the South African operations. He is replacing Mr. Hiroshi… more...
    Editor 316
  • Cleaning up the PPE industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Cleaning up the PPE industry

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer and distributor North Safety has expanded its range by adding Reinol-Janek Chemicals’ cleaning products to its extensive offering, after acquiring a large Mpumalanga distributor in late-2015.… more...
    Editor 274
  • Siemens South Africa Commences the Electrification of their fleet.
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Siemens South Africa Commences the…

    Fleet Management company, Eqstra has facilitated the leasing of the first electric BMW i3 vehicles on behalf of Siemens SA, which were made available to the company at their offices in Midrand, beginning of April 2016. These vehicles are almost… more...
    Editor 303
  • Industry unpacks the state of the road transport sector in SA
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry unpacks the state of the road transport…

    RFA convention drives critical industry discussions With South Africa’s economic growth outlook for 2016 at a mere 0.7%1, it is the lowest forecast on record thus far. With the growth rate for next year revised from 2.1% to 1.8% by the International… more...
    Editor 335
  • Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making…

    South African brick entrepreneurs are always looking for energy-efficient firing methods in order to carry out their day-to-day activities. A solution needs to be developed, while also taking into consideration the environmental regulations,… more...
    Editor 322
  • Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth Standardized Speed Sensors
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth…

    Designed in Toulouse, ten million standardized Multi-Application Unified Sensor Elements (MUSE) have been assembled worldwide in locations in China, Korea, India, Hungary, Brazil and Mexico since the start of production in January 2014. MUSE… more...
    Editor 256
  • The success of engineering projects is shaped with risk resolution in mind
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    The success of engineering projects is shaped…

    Managingrisk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with risk resolution in mind. Risks… more...
    Editor 272
  • Erwin Stolze, General Manager of Hino Oranje in Bloemfontein, handing over one of seven Hino 500-Series 1626 freight carriers to Bernadette van der Berg, Managing Director of Dynamic Truck Rental
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Dynamic truck rental lives up to its name

    The truck rental business in South Africa is extremely competitive. Therefore a company has to be very special in all it does to rise above the rest and grow its business. Dynamic Truck Rental is one of these companies. It was established in 2004… more...
    Editor 246
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top commercial vehicles dealers
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top…

    Dealers commended for stellar performance Multi-disciplinary approach used to award winners Daimler Trucks & Buses (comprising Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner, FUSO Trucks and Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach and Western Star), as well as… more...
    Editor 246
  • Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant Rosslyn.
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant…

    BMW South Africa marks the start of construction of new state-of-the art Bodyshop. New Bodyshop will measure 26000 m2 (about 50 % larger) with around 300 robots, enabling more employees and skills development. Investment to produce the next… more...
    Editor 302
  • Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016
    May 18, 2016 Events

    Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016

    Freight Forwarding plays an essential role in international trade and our members are dedicated to facilitating this activity through their involvement in the management of transportation, customs clearing, documentation, third party payments and… more...
    Editor 227
  • CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every…

    Hannover. CeMAT, the world-leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management, is to be co-located with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018. Featuring about 1,000 exhibitors from around the world, CeMAT is the… more...
    Editor 237
  • The right side of forklift legislation
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    The right side of forklift legislation

    How to meet forklift training regulation The need to send employees for forklift training is not only fuelled by its potential to reduce costs and injury but is an important legal requirement as well. According to the Occupational Health and Safety… more...
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  • CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking

    Hannover. CeMAT 2016 gets underway on 31 May with a rich and diverse showcase of intralogistics products and solutions featuring some 1,000 exhibitors from 44 nations. “CeMAT’s international appeal continues to rise, with over half of this year’s… more...
    Editor 426
  • Grey fleet management part of best practice globally
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Grey fleet management part of best practice…

    Imagine a company director being held liable for an accident that happens with a car belonging to a staff member. The scenario is not as farfetched as it sounds. In the United Kingdom, legislation has been introduced that requires each business to… more...
    Editor 359
  • New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres

    Johannesburg, South Africa - May, 2016: Sava is launching the new Sava Avant 4Plus steer tyre and Orjak 4Plus drive tyre. These European on-road quality truck tyres feature the latest generation tread designs. The new Sava 4Plus tyres offer… more...
    Editor 362
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial vehicles set to dominate this year's NAMPO Harvest Day
    May 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial…

    MBSA commercial vehicles offer unrestricted applications to the agricultural industry Value chain offers a convenient one-stop approach South Africa's premier agricultural show, NAMPO Harvest Day, will once again provide the perfect platform to… more...
    Editor 296
  • Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms attendance at 2016 Manufacturing Indaba
    May 17, 2016 Events

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms…

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry, Mzwandile Masina, has confirmed his attendance at the third annual Manufacturing Indaba at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni in June. Deputy Minister Masina will join the dti Minister Dr Rob Davies and colleagues to… more...
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  • T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk

    Leveraging synergies of disrupting markets by exceeding expectations through determination of steel, resilience and a firm commitment to South Africa T- Systems South Africa is sponsoring 400m World Champion Wayde van Niekerk, a South African track… more...
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  • Save millions with revolutionary rollover prevention
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Save millions with revolutionary rollover…

    If one of your trucks is involved in a rollover, the cost can soar into the millions. This kind of loss can be extremely damaging to your business and every business owner should do everything possible to reduce occurrences of rollovers. An… more...
    Editor 264
  • Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager

    Ndaba Mhlanga has been appointed National Manager for Amasondo Fleet Services, a 60% owned division of Eqstra Fleet Management. Ndaba will be responsible for the management of a number of PFMA fleet management contracts which include a number of… more...
    Editor 349
  • Effective maintenance is key to productivity
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Effective maintenance is key to productivity

    10 May 2016: Gearboxes and motors are costly items of equipment, however, if proper care and maintenance is provided, the units will ensure years of productivity and long-term return-on-investment. SEW-EURODRIVE provides some useful tips and advice… more...
    Editor 269
  • Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income Trends - May 2016
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income…

    The second in a seven-part series of Standard Bank reports to be issued over the coming weeks focusing on South African consumer behaviour and trends. These reports highlight pertinent consumer trends at both the macro and micro level. In this, the… more...
    Editor 617
  • Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial

    Imperial Logistics group company Goldfields Logistics has been awarded a three year contract for warehousing and distribution services of wax products produced by the Sasolburg operations and sold by the Performance Chemicals division of Sasol. This… more...
    Editor 284
  • Books by the truck load
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Books by the truck load

    Isuzu Truck South Africa is empowering the youth and promoting literacy through the #ITSAEMPTYTRUCK campaign 12 May 2016, Port Elizabeth-Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. It is in light of this that Isuzu Truck… more...
    Editor 272
  • Cuby is suitable for a wide range of tasks across multiple industries. It makes best possible use of space and offers a highly attractive price-performance ratio, thanks to state-of-the-art shuttle and racking technology.
    May 09, 2016 Events

    SSI Schaefer at CeMAT 2016 – Let’s Talk!

    SSI Schaefer is inviting visitors to its stands at the CeMAT trade fair in Hanover from 31 May to 3 June 2016. The world-leading provider of warehousing and intralogistics systems is leveraging CeMAT as a platform to engage with customers – and… more...
    Editor 373
  • Looking out for Motorcycles
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Looking out for Motorcycles

    I freely admit to the fact that riding a motorcycle has many benefits, not the least of which is having the freedom to navigate traffic congestion effectively. Interestingly, in the US, the month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month where… more...
    Editor 332
  • BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.

    Midrand. BMW Group South Africa has partnered with Uber to bring UberGREEN, a 100% electric commuting experience with the aim of reducing CO ₂ emissions in Johannesburg. UberGREEN is a pilot project taking place from 9 May to 3 June 2016 in… more...
    Editor 351
  • NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the automotive industry
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the…

    The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is well positioned to work with the automotive industry to establish an incubation ecosystem that will advance the participation of black people in the manufacturing of vehicles and components for global markets,… more...
    Editor 372
  • Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food truck in and around Finland
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food…

    Entrepreneur Sami Repo has built his own foodtruck with a very personal touch The centrepiece of it is a 400 kg special barbecue oven STUTTGART / HELSINKI - The inhabitants of Finland have a reputation for being the somewhat unconventional folk of… more...
    Editor 303
  • Supply chain failures can be prevented
    May 09, 2016 Events

    Supply chain failures can be prevented

    Supply chain failure can result in empty store shelves, infrastructure in various states of breakdown, basic services and resources that are unavailable when and where they're needed, and increased pollutions levels. When managed by skilled… more...
    Editor 278
  • The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA 2016
    May 09, 2016 Events

    The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA…

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has confirmed that he will address the annual Manufacturing Indaba on 28th June 2016 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni. The 2-day conference and exhibition, hosted in Africa’s largest manufacturing city,… more...
    Editor 290
  • South African manufacturing needs to empower small businesses
    May 07, 2016 Press Releases

    South African manufacturing needs to empower…

    Small to medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are the engine of economic growth and are essential for competitive and efficient economic growth. Research has shown that SMMEs are critical for poverty reduction and can play a particularly important… more...
    Editor 358
  • 35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference focuses on partnerships for economic growth
    May 04, 2016 Events

    35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference…

    International experts from Chile and Australia, along with African transport professionals, will discuss pertinent issues relevant to the transport sector in Africa. The 35th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC) takes place at the CSIR… more...
    Editor 338
  • FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016
    May 04, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016

    The number of FAW trucks sold in the sub-Saharan region has grown exponentially since the opening of the Coega-based plant in 2014. Many Southern African customers are buying locally produced vehicles because of the obvious cost benefits and the… more...
    Editor 294
  • Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces radical restructuring due to autonomous cars
    May 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry…

    The multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomous cars - with the number of crashes said to drop by 80 per cent by 20351 and insurance premiums set to plummet - a high… more...
    Editor 296
  • Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at the forefront of the gear and motor industry
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at…

    29 April 2016: adjust to ongoing shifts and changes in the market. Although mining and mineral processing is in a slump, SEW-EURODRIVE MD Raymond Obermeyer indicates that the company has been largely unaffected due to the fact that it also has an… more...
    Editor 314
  • Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work of a heavy load
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work…

    The H100 Bakkie is one of the most popular vehicles in Hyundai Automotive South Africa's local range, and the Tipper version of this workhorse has made the work of many a small or medium enterprise business operator easier. Previously the Hyundai… more...
    Editor 293
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA Limited's largest fleet order
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA…

    Logistics company receives 101 state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks Landmark transaction the result of a solid relationship between Bakers SA Limited and Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa PIETERMARITZBURG -In one of its largest fleet… more...
    Editor 303
  • Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it going to take to survive tough times?
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it…

    Given the economic downturn in recent months and the pressure on businesses to remain profitable, there is no doubt that the fleet industry, like many others, is in a constant state of flux. Operational expenses continue to rise and market players… more...
    Editor 337
  • The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its World Debut at Bauma
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its…

    Hyundai is using the Bauma Munich exhibition as a platform to launch the new HL980 – the largest machine in the new HL Wheeled Loader series. The new addition offers the very best in wheeled loader technology. The robust HL980 has been engineered to… more...
    Editor 282
  • A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment from Winntec at Reifen 2016
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment…

    Leading garage equipment manufacturer, Netherlands based Winntec will be focusing their appearance at this years Reifen Show 2016 in Essen, Germany on showcasing a series of new additions to their growing product portfolio. The WinntecY412500 is a… more...
    Editor 274
  • Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant…

    Durban based Mathe Group, which is leading the way in waste tyre recycling in South Africa, has commissioned a multi-million rand tyre processing facility in Hammarsdale. The 2 500 sq/m factory and 1 000 sq/m warehouse that came on stream in… more...
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  • KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics 4.0 at CeMAT
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics…

    Moving from the concept of the supply chain to the value chain, the goal of Logistics 4.0 is the flexible, error-free and intelligent warehouse. At CeMAT, taking place in Hannover from 31 May to 3June, KNAPP will embrace the exhibition’s theme of… more...
    Editor 292
  • Transport volumes are falling off a cliff
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport volumes are falling off a cliff

    Industry in full blown recession! The weak international commodity prices are having a significant impact on the South African economy. Growth has slowed and stagnated. The only real sign of strength is in the retail and tourism sectors, which are… more...
    Mike Schüssler 302
  • Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming

    Hino trucks are proving so successful in a mixed transport operation in KwaZulu-Natal that the operator, Evan Storah, of Storah Farming near Ixopo, has increased the number of Hino trucks in his fleet from one to 12 over the past four years. The… more...
    Editor 285
  • Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports

    On the export side of their business FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has registered 90 units built locally for export into Africa. Earlier this year another ten FAW J5 tippers units left the local Coega-based production plant for Tanzania. A… more...
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  • The view from the road
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    The view from the road

    In an unusual move Barloworld Transport, a company focused on moving the economy, is showcasing South Africa’s roads on Instagram through a novel collaboration with some of South Africa’s top Instagram gurus. The account, @barloworldtransport, will… more...
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  • Trident QM 3100 real-time, in-line fluid quality monitoring device
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Real-time monitoring leads to improved asset…

    Industrial operations can optimise oil drain and sampling intervals, improve asset health state awareness, more clearly identify contamination events, proactively detect the need for oil changes and top-ups, and verify proper lubrication system… more...
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  • HELLER WerkTage 2016
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    HELLER WerkTage 2016

    Three days focusing on the new formula for production Last year, more than 800 international visitors attended HELLER WerkTage to experience how HELLER is producing, living and assuring quality in Nürtingen. In 2016, the company shines the spotlight… more...
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  • Opening up new horizons
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Opening up new horizons

    F. Zimmermann GmbH has brought its first horizontal machining centre onto the market. The new model range is particularly useful for efficient machining of standard components for the aircraft industry. It has two special patented features, applying… more...
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  • Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to Go Beyond
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to…

    Camsecure and Axis collaborate to customise a solution that not only improves efficiencies, but puts customers at the heart of the brand experience Mission Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) approached Axis Gold Partner, Camsecure to find a cost-effective… more...
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  • Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating conditions
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating…

    Volvo Trucks South Africa’s range of extra heavy vehicles are now even more geared to take on the demanding terrain and extreme operating conditions of the African continent. “Over the years, Volvo Trucks has amassed a lot of experience in… more...
    Editor 314
  • Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020

    Hino South Africa has reaffirmed its commitment to Vision 2020 which aims to make Hino the top selling truck brand in South Africa by 2020. Recently the Hino staff and dealers signed a pledge under the slogan "One Team, One Pledge" to support this… more...
    Editor 303
  • Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing over $US 900 billion per year until 2020: PwC study
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing…

    87% of SA companies plan to introduce new digital products and data based services over the next five years; 83% of SA respondents expect data analytics will have a significant influence on their decision-making processes in five years’ time; Only… more...
    Editor 295
  • eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!

    55.000 Visitors - 1000 EVs in motion! – 125 Exhibitors – 16 Teams - 16 Events eTourEurope – 9 Capitals – 9 Days – from 29th April to 08th Mai 2016 demonstrates long-distance performance and reliability of electric vehicles and commercial and public… more...
    Editor 273
  • Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike Challenge
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike…

    The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c is renowned as one of the most grueling yet spectacular mountain bike events on the sports calendar, and Avis Van Rental, are once again the proud transport support partner for the sixth consecutive year. The Old Mutual… more...
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  •  Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award Electrochemistry” has begun
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and…

    Researchers of excellence may apply up until August 12, 2016 International science award is worth a total of €100,000, of which €50,000 goes to first place For the first time in 2016: Special award for applied research The award ceremony takes place… more...
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  • SICK continues to grow
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    SICK continues to grow

    Sensor manufacturer celebrates its 70th anniversary with encouraging business figures Waldkirch, April 20, 2016 – Now in its 70th year of doing business, the SICK Group is continuing its success story. The company, which was founded as a one-man… more...
    Editor 265
  • New research shines light in dark corners of SA fleet management
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    New research shines light in dark corners of SA…

    The largely uncharted world of fleet management in South Africa is mapped out a little clearer with the release of the first benchmarking research into how well local fleets are managed. The research, conducted by fleet consulting firm Mobilitas in… more...
    Editor 342
  • First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017
    Apr 20, 2016 Events

    First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017

    Asian version of established APEX access equipment show parallel to CeMAT ASIA 2017 in Shanghai European APEX will continue at its Amsterdam home; next edition from 2 to 4 May 2017 Shanghai/Hannover. KHL Group and B.V. Industrial Promotions… more...
    Editor 284
  • Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade Show To Debut September 2017 In Atlanta, Georgia
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade…

    Chicago, IL and Toronto, Canada — The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) focused on the commercial fleet and heavy truck market will debut from September 25-29, 2017 and will consist of more than 300,000 square-feet of… more...
    Editor 268
  • CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT

    Hannover, Germany. Under the umbrella of the CeMAT IT Roundtable (which took place at the new headquarters of the intralogistics specialist “viastore” in Stuttgart on 6 April) the speakers and journalists engaged in an intensive dialogue. The focus… more...
    Editor 297
  • Everything you need to know about roadblocks
    Apr 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Everything you need to know about roadblocks

    As inconvenient as they may seem, roadblocks exist to ensure the safety and well-being of all road users, especially during peak traffic hours, holiday periods and over weekends. Knowing your rights as a motorist as well as the best approach to… more...
    Editor 470
  • Opel Kadett Shows its Steel Half Million Kilometres
    Apr 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Opel Kadett Shows its Steel Half Million…

    Cape Town - With more than 500 000 kilometers on Gavin Wiseman's 1996 Opel Kadett, he reckons this trusty car is not just a means of transport, he affectionately refers to his "Opal" (old pal). The Mother City resident said his 20 year old vehicle… more...
    Editor 289
  • Bad air...Bilstein warns aftermarket: fake Airmatic shocks are out there
    Apr 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Bad air...Bilstein warns aftermarket: fake…

    BILSTEIN South Africa,the local importer and distributor of BILSTEIN gas pressure shock absorbers, has warned motorists not to be misled by counterfeit versions of the brand’s Airmatic spring/damper, the fitment of which will severely compromise a… more...
    Editor 352
  • You can build on MAN.
    Apr 18, 2016 Events

    You can build on MAN.

    MAN showcases integrated solutions for the construction sector at bauma 2016 MAN will use five exhibits in hall B4, stand 225, to showcase its expertise in the construction sector. The display on the stand will include a crane tipper from the TGL… more...
    Editor 333
  • Spotlight on digitization and automation at CeMAT 2016
    Apr 15, 2016 Events

    Spotlight on digitization and automation at CeMAT…

    World’s leading tradeshow for intralogistics and supply chain management expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from around the globe Hannover, Germany. Numerous individual elements come together in logistics to make a functioning whole, as… more...
    Editor 297
  • CeMAT Port Forum
    Apr 15, 2016 Events

    CeMAT Port Forum

    Hannover. The international CeMAT Port Forum, which covers current challenges and developments in the port sector, is back again at this year’s CeMAT intralogistics show in Hannover, Germany, and will be held in Hall 25 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on… more...
    Editor 303
  • INPULSE - Smarter off-highway vehicle management
    Apr 15, 2016 Press Releases

    INPULSE - Smarter off-highway vehicle management

    AMA premiers InPulse telematics solution for Off-Highway Vehicle management with Octo Telematics and STE Industries Munich, April 2016: AMA, a leader both in Italy and Europe for designing and manufacturing components for Off-Highway Vehicles, today… more...
    Editor 359
  • Volkswagen Constellation Range
    Apr 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Constellation Range

    "More you don't need, less you don't want" Manufactured in Brazil and forming part of MAN AG's multi-brand truck and bus portfolio Volkswagen (VW) heavy and extra heavy commercial vehicles are gaining market share in emerging economies in Africa,… more...
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  • Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with crawler gears pulls 750 tonnes from standstill
    Apr 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with crawler gears pulls…

    In “Volvo Trucks vs 750 Tonnes”, a Volvo FH16 featuring I-Shift transmission with crawler gears faces an extreme heavy haulage challenge. With the world’s strongest man, Magnus Samuelsson, and trucking journalist Brian Weatherley in the driver’s… more...
    Editor 343
  • EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on networked systems for intelligent production
    Apr 13, 2016 Events

    EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on…

    “Connecting systems for intelligent production” is the motto of the EMO Hannover 2017. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will thus, from 18 to 23 September 2017, be intensifying its focus on the mega-trend of digitisation… more...
    Editor 295
  • Daimler Trucks launches fleet test with electric truck from Fuso
    Apr 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks launches fleet test with electric…

    Municipality of Stuttgart and Logistics Company Hermes to test five battery-powered Fuso Canter E-Cell trucks in tough everyday working environment Fuso as leading producer of partially and fully electric light-duty trucks with some 3500 hybrid… more...
    Editor 344
  • The search is on for the 2016 Highway Hero
    Apr 12, 2016 Events

    The search is on for the 2016 Highway Hero

    In November this year, the winner of the Highway Heroes Award will take home R75 000 in cash and prizes while second and third placed drivers will receive prizes worth R40 000 and R20 000 respectively. Carte Blanche’s Derek Watts; DJ and… more...
    Editor 414
  • VDMA: Growing significance of intralogistics
    Apr 12, 2016 Press Releases

    VDMA: Growing significance of intralogistics

    VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association at the CeMAT 2016 €20.1bn production volume by German manufacturers in the materials handling and intralogistics sector in 2015 The future of intralogistics and its markets: these are the main… more...
    Editor 337
  • Isuzu Trucks is empowering youth to be literate and enabling young people to reach their fullest potential!
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks is empowering youth to be literate…

    Reading is part of building a nation, and South Africans all have a responsibility to get involved in the effort to combat illiteracy. With this in mind, Isuzu Truck South Africa is launching a book collection charity drive, #ITSAEMPTYTRUCK. In… more...
    Editor 427
  • Avis Budget Southern Africa appoints new executive: Commercial
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis Budget Southern Africa appoints new…

    Avis Budget southern Africa has announced its recent appointment of Rebone Motsatsi as Executive Commercial for Avis Budget southern Africa. Rebone replaces Slade Thompson, who has been appointed as Executive: Sales in the Avis Fleet team. Rebone,… more...
    Editor 372
  • ZF at the bauma 2016
    Apr 11, 2016 Events

    ZF at the bauma 2016

    Visit ZF at the bauma 2016 in Munich from April 11.-17., in hall A4, booth 324 and convince yourself of our long-standing system expertise. In choosing ZF as your partner you get reliable products which set new standards in terms of efficiency and… more...
    Editor 270
  • Eqstra Fleet Management predicts 10% fuel price increase in 2016
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Eqstra Fleet Management predicts 10% fuel price…

    The new fuel prices, which came into effect on 6 April, represent a fuel price hike of 7.5% with reef petrol 95 increasing by 88c/litre and the wholesale price of diesel increasing by 98c/litre. Although South Africans have enjoyed two petrol price… more...
    Editor 391
  • Volvo Cars to launch China's most advanced autonomous driving experiment
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars to launch China's most advanced…

    Volvo Cars plans to launch China's most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. Volvo Cars expects the experiment to involve up to 100 cars and… more...
    Editor 319
  • BASF binder helps produce worldwide first automobile roof frame made of natural fiber
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    BASF binder helps produce worldwide first…

    Tough and heat-resistant lightweight components made possible by BASF's water-based Acrodur® 950 L binder First use of the IAC FiberFrame roof system based on Acrodur® 950 L in the new E-class of Mercedes-Benz Together with the International… more...
    Editor 363
  • With Avis and Mango airlines winning is made easy
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    With Avis and Mango airlines winning is made easy

    With the year already in full swing, the demands of everyday life often mean that a little rest and relaxation is needed from time to time. Whether travelling for business or leisure you can take full advantage of an exclusive travel offer from Avis… more...
    Editor 333
  • New, high tech cold storage warehouse gives Imperial clients a competitive edge
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New, high tech cold storage warehouse gives…

    Imperial Cold Logistics’ clients are reaping the benefits of the company’s investment in a new, state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse. It is enabling improved service levels and turnaround times, as well as supporting clients’ growth strategies by… more...
    Editor 335
  • Volvo Trucks and the World's Strongest Man team up for an extreme heavy haulage challenge
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks and the World's Strongest Man team…

    How much weight can a Volvo FH16 750 pull? With the world’s strongest man behind the wheel of the world’s strongest series-produced truck, it is up to the new I-Shift with crawler gears to prove what it can do. On the 12th of April, the answer will… more...
    Editor 334
  • Volkswagen to commission R120 million Try-Out Press machinery
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen to commission R120 million Try-Out…

    New R120 million Try-Out Press to improve the manufacturing capability of the Volkswagen Plant After travelling 13 140 km by ship from Spain, Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) new try-out press arrived in the Uitenhage factory recently. VWSA… more...
    Editor 301
  • Tax or fee debate-why the fuss?
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Tax or fee debate-why the fuss?

    Following Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget speech there has been, as per usual, debate around the announcement of new taxes and levies. A case in point is the tyre levy, its use and if the levy will replace the existing REDISA… more...
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  • Online system can boost engineering skills sector
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Online system can boost engineering skills sector

    The engineering skills gap in South Africa is well documented, but what is not necessarily more widely understood is the loss of engineering professionals as a result of the bizarre way the industry has calculated fee income up until now. Simon… more...
    Editor 315
  • SA Aluminium industry braces for tough decade ahead as it looks to double demand
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    SA Aluminium industry braces for tough decade…

    Delegates at the International Aluminium Conference held in Cape Town heard that demand for aluminium in South Africa could feasibly double in the next few years, despite pressure from an international economic slowdown and rising power prices.… more...
    Editor 333
  • Isuzu trucks offers genuine parts at reduced cost
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu trucks offers genuine parts at reduced cost

    Isuzu Truck South Africa now offers genuine OEM parts at competitive prices for customers Johannesburg, March 2016 - “The advantage of having Isuzu genuine OEM parts fitted in the truck in the event of a breakdown is that the same parts that were… more...
    Editor 402
  • Imperial innovator wins coveted honour for his trailer plug solution
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial innovator wins coveted honour for his…

    Imperial Cargo auto electrician Benjamin Engelbrecht, who recently took top honours in Imperial Logistics’ Innovation Fund initiative, credits his childhood and early career with his recent success in winning the R50 000 first prize in this… more...
    Editor 327
  • Africa’s slight economic slowdown will not discourage investment, says DHL
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Africa’s slight economic slowdown will not…

    DHL Express will continue to invest in the Sub-Saharan Africa region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March, 2016 - Over the past few years, Africa has been top of mind for foreign business investment, often referred to as one of the last frontiers for… more...
    Editor 351
  • Firestone upgrades tractor tyres
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Firestone upgrades tractor tyres

    Bridgestone, has announced a series of upgrades to its Firestone F151 and F206 tractor tyres. The tyre company said the new specification tyres are tailored to suit the abilities of modern, more powerful tractors. “The two models of tyre are… more...
    Editor 359
  • Transnet division delivers 22 coaches to Botswana
    Mar 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Transnet division delivers 22 coaches to Botswana

    State-run Transnet Engineering on Tuesday, 22 March 2016, delivered the first batch of 22 passenger coaches engineered and manufactured at its facilities in Pretoria and Cape Town to Botswana Railways... The coaches were transported to Gaborone on… more...
    Editor 330
  • Garmin Launches the 2016 Drive Series
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Garmin Launches the 2016 Drive Series

    A New Automotive Product Line Focused on Driver Awareness Garmin Southern Africa announced the new Garmin Drive product line, an easy-to-use portable navigation devices (PNDs) specifically designed to help increase driver’s awareness. The launch of… more...
    Editor 364
  • Iveco Stralis to be featured in Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming action adventure Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Iveco Stralis to be featured in Warner Bros.…

    The Iveco Stralis Hi-Way, “International Truck of the Year 2013”, will be featured in the highly anticipated film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opening worldwide beginning March 25, 2016. The inclusion of Iveco’s heavy-duty commercial vehicle… more...
    Editor 348
  • CAPAS welcomes new “Commercial Vehicle Zone” to meet demands of robust industry
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    CAPAS welcomes new “Commercial Vehicle Zone” to…

    Multitude of expected exhibitors and buyers this year The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) continues on a solid path to success and sustained growth for the 2016 exhibition. At this year’s CAPAS,… more...
    Editor 316
  • NEF invests R90 million to help transform bus transport landscape
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    NEF invests R90 million to help transform bus…

    New bus company has ferried over 110 000 passengers over 2 million kilometres The National Empowerment Fund has invested a cumulative R90 million that has helped transform two disparate but very critical segments of the bus transport sector. Half of… more...
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  • Safe and sound on the roads this Easter
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Safe and sound on the roads this Easter

    Barloworld Transport urges all road users to plan ahead and make this Easter a safe and happy holiday season Every year after major holiday seasons, South Africans are told about horrific accidents and the rising numbers of deaths on the road.… more...
    Editor 354
  • Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya

    Mombasa joins the growing list of smart African cities to offer Uber MOMBASA, Kenya, March, 2016/ -- Today, Uber (www.Uber.com) launches in Mombasa and brings Uber’s growing global network to 399 cities. With the launch of Uber, an innovative… more...
    Editor 345
  • The fully connected truck from Daimler as a success formula for companies, drivers and society
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    The fully connected truck from Daimler as a…

    Always on: truck sends and receives data in exchange with driving partners Networking generates safe, smooth transport flows Daimler Trucks leading the way with 365 000 vehicles boasting full connectivity from FleetBoard and Detroit Connect… more...
    Editor 392
  • My Business Expo notches up another success with record attendance in Johannesburg
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    My Business Expo notches up another success with…

    My Business Expo held in Johannesburg on 10 March was a resounding success with record delegate attendance, hundreds of exhibitors, together with an inspiring line-up of South Africa’s top entrepreneurial thought leaders. This marks the eighth… more...
    Editor 364
  • Materials Handling EURASIA renamed “CeMAT EURASIA”
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    Materials Handling EURASIA renamed “CeMAT EURASIA”

    Hannover, Germany. As announced by Deutsche Messe at an Istanbul press conference on 18 March, the “Materials Handling EURASIA” trade fair has been renamed as “CeMAT EURASIA”. “Within the scope of our global brand management strategy, the time has… more...
    Editor 312
  • MSX International Acquires Sewells Group to Form Largest Global Provider of Retail Solutions to Automotive OEMs, Dealers
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    MSX International Acquires Sewells Group to Form…

    DETROIT, March, 2016 – MSX International (MSXI), a leading global business process outsourcing company, today announced it has acquired Australian-based Sewells Group, an automotive retail training, dealer process improvement, and outsourcing… more...
    Editor 328
  • dmg events acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa
    Mar 22, 2016 Press Releases

    dmg events acquires Exhibition Management…

    One of the world’s leading event companies, dmg events, has announced the acquisition of long established Pan African exhibition organiser Exhibition Management Services Pty Ltd (EMS) – headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. dmg events is a… more...
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  • SAAW 2016: TDM Africa
    Mar 21, 2016 Events

    SAAW 2016: TDM Africa

    The South African Automotive Week is an international trade show that will take place from 11-13 October 2016. It is Africa’s automotive intellectual gathering and focuses on stimulating trade and partnership opportunities in manufacturing and the… more...
    Editor 358
  • Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million Kilometeres
    Mar 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million…

    OUDTSHOORN - TWENTY years and 1.5 million kilometres later, a 1996 Isuzu KB is still running smoothly. The trustworthy Isuzu with its slogan "Isuzu Delivers" lives up to this promise every single day according to Oudtshoorn resident, Gerhard du… more...
    Editor 344
  • Avis drives the water efficiency movement forward
    Mar 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis drives the water efficiency movement forward

    Leading car rental company, Avis is fast advancing the movement, encouraging a longer term water efficiency ethic in its business, In the 2015 financial year, Avis saved more than 148 million litres of water by harvesting water in their wash bays at… more...
    Editor 337
  • New Controller from Rockwell Automation Simplifies Machine Safety
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    New Controller from Rockwell Automation…

    Manufacturers and equipment builders are looking for ways to simplify and standardise safety across their machines and systems. With the new Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller from Rockwell Automation, users no longer need separate… more...
    Editor 408
  • South Africa’s water crisis won’t pass with El Niño - corporates share views
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa’s water crisis won’t pass with El…

    16 March 2016 – The country continues to face the most severe drought in over two decades, where five out of the nine provinces – namely the Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West - have been declared disaster areas.… more...
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  • Volvo trucks launch I-shift with crawler gears
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks launch I-shift with crawler gears

    Volvo Trucks has introduced a new member to the I-Shift family: I-Shift with crawler gears. The new gears, which are added to the vehicle’s automated transmission, provide specialised start capability for trucks carrying heavy loads in demanding… more...
    Editor 402
  • Volkswagen's best seller extends its appeal to commercial customers with Xpress
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen's best seller extends its appeal to…

    Polo Vivo, South Africa's top selling passenger car in 2015, is extending its appeal to commercial customers with the introduction of half-ton Xpress. The Volkswagen Polo Vivo range (sedan included) sold 31 384 units in 2015. Polo Vivo and Polo have… more...
    Editor 349
  • Cartrack expands its motorbike tracking solution
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Cartrack expands its motorbike tracking solution

    Cartrack recently revealed a new addition to its range of services for motorbike owners – Bike Recovery. Bike Recovery is an extension of the current product offering Cartrack has for motorbike owners, branded “Bike Track”, which provides for the… more...
    Editor 320
  • 2nd Annual women in transport, freight & logistics conference –2016
    Mar 14, 2016 Events

    2nd Annual women in transport, freight &…

    “Women striving for success” 7th & 8th April 2016, Amabhubesi Training Centre, Ferndale, Jo’burg, RSA. Amabhubesi Training & Conferencing cordially invites you/colleagues to be part of our upcoming conference on the first Women in Transport, Freight… more...
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  • BEUMER Group develops smart maintenance system for customer support
    Mar 14, 2016 Press Releases

    BEUMER Group develops smart maintenance system…

    Looking at the world through smart glasses Augmented reality offers interesting possibilities and potentials, e.g. for maintenance work on intralogistic systems: a head-mounted minicomputer could display all necessary information to the service… more...
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  • Toyota develops wearable mobility device
    Mar 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Toyota develops wearable mobility device

    Toyota develops wearable mobility device to help improve quality of life for blind and visually impaired people United States of America - Toyota is researching new ways of helping blind and visually impaired people enjoy greater freedom,… more...
    Editor 353
  • CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair as a system supplier for sorting and distribution equipment, as well as for filling, palletizing and packaging solutions
    Mar 09, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the…

    CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair as a system supplier for sorting and distribution equipment, as well as for filling, palletizing and packaging solutions The solution supplier At CeMAT (May 31 to June 3,… more...
    Editor 316
  • Ingersoll Rand RS30 and RS37 Air Compressors deliver up to 13 percent efficiency improvement
    Mar 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand RS30 and RS37 Air Compressors…

    Ingersoll Rand has introduced the new RS30 and RS37 models, the first compressors in a series of new oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors known as the Next Generation R-Series. The Next Generation R-Series delivers world-class performance and… more...
    Editor 403
  • Begin your entrepreneurial journey at the 2016 Business Start-Up Expo
    Mar 09, 2016 Events

    Begin your entrepreneurial journey at the 2016…

    The 2016 annual My Business Expo will this year feature the much anticipated Business Start-Up Expo, a bespoke exhibition for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to take the first step in starting their own business. Business Start-Up Expo forms part of… more...
    Editor 331
  • Serco helps folk get their daily bread
    Mar 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco helps folk get their daily bread

    New truck and trailer combinations recently built by Serco for Pioneer Foods (Sasko Bakeries) are now being used to deliver thousands of loaves of bread every day all over the Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. The combinations comprise van… more...
    Editor 358
  • Road freight transport and logistics sector codes issued for public comment
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Road freight transport and logistics sector codes…

    Draft sector codes for the road freight transport and logistics industry were issued for comment on the 26th of February, with a 60 day window provided for public commentary. Proposed changes include amendments to allocated weightings in three of… more...
    Editor 339
  • Mr Harry van Huyssteen (left) and Mr Charles Horak, Call Centre Manager of Ctrack. Horak was one of the presenters at the Transport Forum’s SIG meeting on Thursday.
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Ctrack announces combined fleet management and…

    For commercial fleets in South Africa Fleet owners can now equip their truck trailers with jamming detection devices Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack today announced a total transport solution to fleet owners by… more...
    Editor 397
  • New spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of the brand Iveco
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of…

    DT Spare Parts expands the range of spare parts in depth The brand DT Spare Parts has expanded the product range suitable for commercial vehicles from Iveco. The new spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of the brand Iveco offers over 900 new… more...
    Editor 404
  • Manufacturing Indaba 2016:  Have you registered?
    Mar 03, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba 2016: Have you registered?

    Manufacturing Indaba kicks off in June 2016 The event comprises a conference and exhibition and with a focus towards growing the South African Manufacturing sector, this is your opportunity to participate by: ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE: With more than… more...
    Editor 405
  • Atlas Security Boosts Local Fleet with Chevrolet Utility
    Mar 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Atlas Security Boosts Local Fleet with Chevrolet…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Top Port Elizabeth security firm, Atlas Security, recently took ownership of nine Chevrolet Utilities, boosting their fleet to 90. The purchase forms part of a business decision by Atlas to boost their growing fleet and to increase… more...
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  • Smarter working on the road with new TomTom PRO 8 series driver terminals
    Mar 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Smarter working on the road with new TomTom PRO 8…

    Introduction of PRO.connect API extends TomTom WEBFLEET capabilities to fully integrate mobile workforce applications Johannesburg, March 2, 2016– TomTom Telematics has today launched its new PRO 8 series driver terminals which has the potential to… more...
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  • Volvo trucks becomes official supplier to the McLaren-Honda formula 1 team
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks becomes official supplier to the…

    Volvo Trucks was recently announced as the as an official supplier of trucks and haulage to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The partnership will see McLaren-Honda take delivery of a brand new fleet of 24 state-of-the-art Volvo FH Series trucks for… more...
    Editor 389
  • Appointment of new MD at Ingersoll Rand South Africa
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Appointment of new MD at Ingersoll Rand South…

    Marais Nel has been appointed as the managing director of Ingersoll Rand South Africa and Country Leader: Compression Technologies and Services from 1 February, 2016. Nel’s Ingersoll Rand experience includes a five-year period as Regional Sales and… more...
    Editor 395
  • Largest fleet order from Eastern Europe for Mercedes-Benz Trucks in its history
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Largest fleet order from Eastern Europe for…

    Lithuanian logistics company orders state-of-the-art tractor units with Euro VI engines Handover of the first trucks at the Mercedes-Benz Woerth plant has started Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: "We are proud to win Girteka Logistics… more...
    Editor 378
  • Reduce your MRO spend with smart procurement
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Reduce your MRO spend with smart procurement

    Many businesses have a cost source that they have not yet considered controlling effectively – and that is where smart procurement can really repay their efforts, said Brian Andrew, South African GM of RS Components and a speaker at the Smart… more...
    Editor 357
  • Building Africa’s biggest data centre
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Building Africa’s biggest data centre

    In a build comprising 17 500sqm, Teraco, Africa’s only vendor neutral data centre, will be adding to its existing colocation facility and creating Africa’s largest data centre. Gys Geyser, Head of Operations – Teraco, says the build is not just an… more...
    Editor 375
  • Budget: Demystifying car rental infographic
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Budget: Demystifying car rental infographic

    Above you will see the infographic which gives answers to all the questions you might have about renting a car with Budget Car rental. View a larger version here more...
    Editor 388
  • Barloworld Logistics Expands into Multi-Temperature Foods Sector
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Barloworld Logistics Expands into…

    February 2016 – Leading supply chain solutions provider Barloworld Logistics has expanded its service offering into multi-temperature foods logistics through acquiring 100% of KLL Distributors, and a controlling share in Aspen Logistic Services. KLL… more...
    Editor 449
  • Hino Midrand takes Hino dealers top national award
    Feb 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino Midrand takes Hino dealers top national award

    The McCarthy Group's flagship Hino dealership, Hino Midrand, is Hino South Africa's Dealer of the Year for 2015. The prestigious award was presented at a gala event at the new Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on February 26. Hino Midrand has been part of… more...
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  • The Tyrexpo Africa 2016 show is just two weeks away now!
    Feb 29, 2016 Events

    The Tyrexpo Africa 2016 show is just two weeks…

    With the Tyrexpo Africa 2016 Show in Johannesburg just one week away, almost 100 international companies have been confirmed as exhibitors, ensuring it will be a truly international event. Don’t miss out on our new Tyrexpo Fries&Beer Happy Hour… more...
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  • Poor camera choice and placement compromises security value
    Feb 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Poor camera choice and placement compromises…

    Marc van Jaarsveldt, consultant for The Surveillance Factory, a video surveillance system-integrator, says that despite the exciting features of today’s video surveillance cameras, poor solution design and poor camera placement compromises the end… more...
    Editor 387
  • Imperial Logistics cautious amidst tough trading conditions
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics cautious amidst tough trading…

    In the face of tough trading conditions and increasing pressure from waning commodities markets, supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has posted interim results that reflect marginal revenue growth in the majority of the industries… more...
    Editor 346
  • Ongoing vehicle and freight hijackings put a dent in SA’s economy
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Ongoing vehicle and freight hijackings put a dent…

    Johannesburg, 25 February 2016: The issue of freight hijackings is not only a concern for the insurance industry, but a challenge that has also incited a loss for large businesses as well as the Small Medium Enterprises (SME) sector in South Africa.… more...
    Editor 358
  • Ctrack to announce affordable fleet management solution for young and upcoming bus operators at annual SABOA National Conference and Exhibition
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Ctrack to announce affordable fleet management…

    Supporting government initiatives in empowering SMME’s Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: MiFi), will announce an initiative to empower young and upcoming bus operators… more...
    Editor 398
  • Avis Truck Rental celebrating 36 years and going strong
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis Truck Rental celebrating 36 years and going…

    Avis Truck Rental, known for its excellent customer service, is celebrating being one of the oldest truck rental businesses in South Africa by servicing the industry for a staggering 36 years with an immaculate fleet of vehicles to suit every… more...
    Editor 303
  • Women on par golf initiative
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Women on par golf initiative

    Avis, in partnership with The Pro Shop, has launched Women on Par Golf initiative, an event aimed at women in travel who share the same interest in golf. The first Golf Day was launched in December 2015 at the Momentum World of Golf in Woodmead… more...
    Editor 261
  • Advanced telematics and insurance continue to grow closer as demonstrated by CCIC and Ctrack partnership
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Advanced telematics and insurance continue to…

    Policyholders can now get premium discounts based on good driving behaviour Cross Country Insurance Consultants (CCIC) and Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ:MIFI), recently formed a partnership in a bid to improve customer… more...
    Editor 318
  • Invitation: Robotic startup Magazino at CeMAT Preview event
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Invitation: Robotic startup Magazino at CeMAT…

    An intelligent picking-robot, enabling “Pick-by-Robot” Toru moves up close to a shelf, where it either grasps the object directly; or using his 3D camera equipped gripper, pulls out a container and scans the contents until the required object is… more...
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  • It’s official! GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ confirms Cape Town’s new Kitesurfing World Record
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    It’s official! GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ confirms…

    Guinness World Records™ have now confirmed that the record set by 415 kitesurfers in Cape Town on 30th January 2016 has been approved as an official Guinness World Record. The day was greeted with perfect conditions for a world record attempt, with… more...
    Editor 343
  • Limiting your claims costs is simple – and it’s not about cutting insurance corners
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Limiting your claims costs is simple – and it’s…

    Keeping a handle on the number of insurance claims made by an insurance party is not within the remit of insurance companies. Rather, it’s the insured parties that have all the power to keep their insurance premiums low and the opportunity costs of… more...
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  • CeMAT 2016 puts the spotlight on digitization and automation
    Feb 26, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016 puts the spotlight on digitization and…

    World’s leading trade fair for intralogistics expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe Lead theme: Smart Supply Chain Solutions Intralogistics sector primed for three-percent growth this year Hannover. The lead… more...
    Editor 335
  • Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports

    On the export side of their business FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has registered 90 units built locally for export into Africa. In February the year another ten FAW J5 tippers units left the local Coega-based production plant for Tanzania.… more...
    Editor 354
  • Technology and Teamwork Leads to Recovery of Hijacked Volvo Bus
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Technology and Teamwork Leads to Recovery of…

    A combination of technology, teamwork, professionalism and pure determination ensured that a hijacked bus was safely returned to its rightful owner. One of Volvo Bus Southern Africa’s employees was recently confronted by a gang of criminals while en… more...
    Editor 388
  • UBER and mi-Fone, join forces in Africa for Africa!
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    UBER and mi-Fone, join forces in Africa for…

    Uber, the international technology company, and mi-Fone The FIRST African Mobile Devices brand, have joined forces to deliver seamless Uber access to mi-Fone customers. Starting in March, the Uber app will be embedded in all new mi-Fone Android… more...
    Editor 406
  • Africa-friendly Hino 500 trucks fit the bill as DRIFTERS' overland safari vehicles
    Feb 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Africa-friendly Hino 500 trucks fit the bill as…

    The "relevant technology for purpose" principle employed by Hino in designing, engineering and building its range of 500-Series trucks has found favour with Drifters, a division of Tourvest Holdings (www.drifters.co.za). What this means is that… more...
    Editor 416
  • Jaguar Land Rover goes the extra mile
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Jaguar Land Rover goes the extra mile

    2015/16 Customer First campaign a repeat success Jaguar Land Rover response vehicles and helicopters assist nearly 500 motorists Teams achieved average response time of just 30 minutes This past festive season Jaguar Land Rover once again embarked… more...
    Editor 512
  • Bumpy Commute? Try Driving on the World's Worst Road
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Bumpy Commute? Try Driving on the World's Worst…

    A Hellish Mix of Potholes, Cobblestones and Speed Bumps­ Potholes are an increasing problem for drivers who are forced to pay for costly repairs. Damage is so bad that recovery services report a huge rise in pothole-related call-outs Ford test… more...
    Editor 372
  • Cartrack reaches 500K subscribers
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Cartrack reaches 500K subscribers

    Since its launch to the market in South Africa in 2004, Cartrack has evolved from a stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) organisation, to a leading global provider of telematics solutions for mobile asset tracking and related data management, through the… more...
    Editor 412
  • Bosch ‘Exchange Campaign’ marks 20% off professional power tools
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Bosch ‘Exchange Campaign’ marks 20% off…

    Price-conscious contractors in Africa now have the opportunity to purchase world-class Bosch professional power tools at a 20 percent discounted rate off the retail price, as part of the company’s ‘Exchange Campaign 2016’ that runs from March to… more...
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  • The new events trailer manufactured by Serco for Amalgamated Beverage Industries
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco gives Coca-Cola wheels

    Serco have seen a significant increase in demand for their custom built special events trailers. Recent projects include an events vehicle for Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI) complete with a 6m-long stage and high-tech sound and lighting… more...
    Editor 421
  • Deutsche Messe expands CeMAT portfolio
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Deutsche Messe expands CeMAT portfolio

    CeMAT SOUTHEAST ASIA debuts in Indonesia in February 2017 Parallel events TransAsia Jakarta and ColdChain Indonesia Cooperation with UK-based trade fair company ITE Hannover/Jakarta. Deutsche Messe and international trade fair company ITE Group are… more...
    Editor 414
  • Starting or growing a business? Get your free ticket to Africa’s biggest exhibition of its kind
    Feb 18, 2016 Events

    Starting or growing a business?

    Get your free ticket to Africa’s biggest exhibition of its kind. The 2016 annual My Business Expo is back in Johannesburg on 10 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. Now in its eighth successful year, My Business Expo is Africa’s… more...
    Editor 357
  • NEASA opposes extension of road freight bargaining council agreement to non-parties
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    NEASA opposes extension of road freight…

    The National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) has requested the Minister of Labour not to extend an agreement entered into between employers and trade unions in the Road Freight Industry late last year. Although NEASA is a signatory to… more...
    Editor 365
  • AMT President Douglas K. Woods
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    IAMA 2016: three nominees vying for the 3D award

    The winner will receive the award at the METAV 2016 in Düsseldorf Frankfurt am Main, 16 February 2016. – In the search for a winner, three nominees have been determined for the “International Additive Manufacturing Award 2016“ (IAMA): Additive… more...
    Editor 386
  • As Super Dealer for Cummins Filtration’s range of Fleetguard® engine protection products in southern Africa, HFT will market and distribute the entire Fleetguard range, including NanoNet®.
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    HFT appointed Fleetguard® Super Dealer for…

    Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) has been appointed ‘Super Dealer’ for Cummins Filtration’s range of Fleetguard® engine protection products for southern Africa, as part of a recent distribution agreement. This collaboration means that HFT, the hydraulic… more...
    Editor 455
  • The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter sets the standard for hassle-free operation
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter sets the standard for…

    Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: yet another industry first CharterWay Service BestBasic offers operators peace of mind PRETORIA - When the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter made its debut in 1995, it was the first van to be fitted as standard with disc brakes on both… more...
    Editor 493
  • Make way for the driverless truck
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Make way for the driverless truck

    We all know that the trucking industry in South Africa faces serious challenges. However, says Toni Fritz, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance – Business at Standard Bank, perhaps the time has come to just list these and then take a peek into the… more...
    Editor 386
  • HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for Commercial Vehicles UMAs for second year running
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for…

    HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for Commercial Vehicles UMAs for second year running Johannesburg, South Africa, February 2016 – Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers (HCV) has won the PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for 2015 in the… more...
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  • German machine tool industry expects moderate growth in 2016
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    German machine tool industry expects moderate…

    Sector sets another record for production output in 2015 Frankfurt am Main, 15 February 2016. – For 2016, the German machine tool industry is cautiously optimistic. “We’re expecting moderate growth of 1 per cent in 2016,” says Dr. Heinz-Jürgen… more...
    Editor 409
  • Elements of a safety program
    Feb 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Elements of a safety program

    With budgets being streamlined and the costs related to the running of a fleet on the increase, we are ever on the alert for best practice standards which are applied in other parts of the globe. The North American continent is one such area that… more...
    Editor 395
  • The IRTE Johannesburg Centre 2016 Annual General Meeting and Annual Supplier's Evening
    Feb 15, 2016 Events

    The IRTE Johannesburg Centre 2016 Annual General…

    Date: Thursday, 18 February 2016 Time: AGM (Members Only) - Boardroom 16h30 Open Meeting - Clubhouse 17h30 Venue:Mandeville Sports CentreCorner 10th Street & 7th AvenueBezuidenhout Valley(011) 616 7576 Open Evening Topic:Development of Training Rigs… more...
    Editor 393
  • My Business Expo : VIP Invite
    Feb 14, 2016 Events

    My Business Expo : VIP Invite

    Get your free ticket today! Africa’s most successful show for anyone starting or growing a business. JO'BURG - 10 March 2016 Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand more...
    Editor 413
  • China and SA trade gives growth to SA economy
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    China and SA trade gives growth to SA economy

    According to economic experts, the future economic ties between South Africa and China will be based on even more in-depth co-operation. China is currently South Africa’s largest trading partner. International Relations and Cooperation Minister… more...
    Editor 482
  • Daimler opens new Regional Centre for Commercial Vehicles in Southern Africa
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler opens new Regional Centre for Commercial…

    Regional Centre for Southern Africa is responsible for sales and after-sales of Mercedes-Benz trucks and buses, FUSO trucks and buses, Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks and Mercedes-Benz vans Nine commercial vehicles markets to be managed in… more...
    Editor 483
  • Open letter to the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Ms Dipuo Peters
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Open letter to the Minister of Transport, the…

    Dear Madame Minister, I noted with great interest the Road Traffic Management Corporation’s advertorial published in several newspapers in late January, congratulating the country’s road safety activists, emergency personnel and health practitioners… more...
    Editor 429
  • DEPRAG honoured as “Preferred System Integrator”
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    DEPRAG honoured as “Preferred System Integrator”

    DEPRAG has been recognised as the “Preferred System Integrator” of Stäubli Tec-Systems Robotics. This distinction demonstrates Stäubli’s appreciation of the loyal and reliable partnership between the companies. Over the many years of positive… more...
    Editor 378
  • Turkey: a very promising market for intralogistics providers
    Feb 10, 2016 Events

    Turkey: a very promising market for…

    Turkey committed to massive investment in multimodal logistics centers Materials Handling EURASIA the leading intralogistics fair for the Eurasia region Hannover. It’s almost time for Materials Handling EURASIA, the leading intralogistics trade fair… more...
    Editor 394
  • Largest tool range under one brand in South Africa
    Feb 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Largest tool range under one brand in South Africa

    February 2016: The largest tool range under one brand in South Africa is currently available from Jonnesway, distributed by Bearings International (BI), part of the Hudaco Group. This extensive range caters for the aviation, industrial, automotive… more...
    Editor 419
  • Logistics Sector Joins Cape Industries Showcase
    Feb 10, 2016 Events

    Logistics Sector Joins Cape Industries Showcase

    Two world-class distribution, materials handling and storage expos have been added to the Cape Industries Showcase (CIS) taking place from 13 to 15 July 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Cape Logistics Expo and the… more...
    Editor 395
  • : Konecranes provides services throughout Southern Africa © Konecranes
    Feb 10, 2016 Press Releases

    The Konecranes comprehensive and systematic…

    /INS. Focusing on the entire lifecycle of lifting equipment Konemaintenance program that supports long-term safety and performance. Preventive maintenance is the foundation of Lifecycle Care Lifecycle Care is a systematic, consistent, comprehensive… more...
    Editor 404
  • Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 images Online now
    Feb 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2…

    Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the release of the official imagery of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team set to compete in the MX2 class of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship. For 2016 the team fields a strong… more...
    Editor 396
  • SEW-EURODRIVE, and the division’s newly-appointed General Manager Greg Perry
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    SEW-EURODRIVE to streamline operational…

    The operations division is at the heart of SEW-EURODRIVE, and the division’s newly-appointed General Manager Greg Perry is eager to consolidate on current successes to improve service delivery. The scope of the SEW-EURODRIVE operations division… more...
    Editor 409
  • Budget rent a car hits the ground running as 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon car rental partner
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Budget rent a car hits the ground running as 2016…

    As one of South Africa’s premium marathon events, Budget Rent a Car is excited to be the exclusive car rental partner at the 46th Annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Budget Rent a Car joined Avis southern Africa earlier this year, which has… more...
    Editor 406
  • Get ahead of the pack at Propak Africa 2016
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Get ahead of the pack at Propak Africa 2016

    Propak Africa: The largest show of its kind on the African Continent! Whether you’re into canning or tinning, bottling or bagging, wrapping or labelling, recycling or plastics – find industry leaders all under one roof at Propak Africa 2016. Get… more...
    Editor 383
  • More International Buyers Attend SAITEX Every Year
    Feb 04, 2016 Events

    More International Buyers Attend SAITEX Every Year

    For over 20 years, the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) has attracted thousands of business visitors from around the world, and more arrive every year. SAITEX has a massive following in local and overseas markets, with… more...
    Editor 437
  • Safety for pedestrians and cyclists in London's inner-city traffic
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Safety for pedestrians and cyclists in London's…

    First Mercedes-Benz Econic tippers with maximised safety equipment for British road-construction company FM Conway Ltd. using two Mercedes-Benz Econic tippers with mobile crane and clamshell bucket in London for the first time Manoeuvrable… more...
    Editor 434
  • Strategic move sees Barloworld Transport acquire Aspen Logistic Services
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Strategic move sees Barloworld Transport acquire…

    In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services. The controlling share was obtained in a successful deal between Barloworld Transport Chief Executive, Neil… more...
    Editor 480
  • Europe drives demand for machine tools in 2015
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Europe drives demand for machine tools in 2015

    Frankfurt am Main, 1 February 2016. – In the fourth quarter of 2015, the German machine tool industry recorded 3-per-cent growth in order bookings compared to the final quarter of 2014. Orders from both Germany and abroad increased equally, up by 3… more...
    Editor 426
  • Virgin Kitesurfing Armada sets new World Record in Cape Town
    Feb 01, 2016 Events

    Virgin Kitesurfing Armada sets new World Record…

    The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada took place today in South Africa, bringing together hundreds of kitesurfers in an attempt to break the record for the ‘Largest Parade of Kitesurfers’ , currently held by Spain. In fantastic conditions, the kiting… more...
    Editor 401
  • New Volkswagen Caddy
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    New Volkswagen Caddy

    Fourth-generation Caddy available in panel van and passenger-carrying variants Sleek new exterior and completely redesigned interior Power outputs range from 81kW to 103kW - manual and DSG transmissions options Boasts new range of class-leading… more...
    Editor 513
  • Landmark agreement between FAW Trucks and Associated Motor Holdings (AMH)
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Landmark agreement between FAW Trucks and…

    Johannesburg, January 2016: A significant agreement has been reached between FAW and Associated Motor Holdings (AMH), part of the Imperial Group, to offer the best sales experience, top-notch quality service, parts and maintenance provision to all… more...
    Editor 491
  • Tracker celebrates 75 000 vehicle recoveries
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Tracker celebrates 75 000 vehicle recoveries

    Committed to preventing and reducing crime in South Africa Johannesburg, January, 2016: This week Tracker celebrated a major milestone in the company’s history when it racked up 75 000 vehicle recoveries since the inception of the business in 1996.… more...
    Editor 454
  • GPS tracking unit receives VSS certification
    Jan 29, 2016 Press Releases

    GPS tracking unit receives VSS certification

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has been awarded a 10 out of 10 VSS Certification for its GPS 007 Tracking Device. VSS Administration is a technology driven company that specialises in vehicle security accreditation.… more...
    Editor 478
  • Kitesurfing Armada starts today
    Jan 29, 2016 Events

    Kitesurfing Armada starts today

    The time is here as Cape Town attempts to set a new Guinness World Record for the "Largest Parade of Kitesurfers" as potentially 400 kiteboarding enthusiasts from around the world make their way from Dolphin Beach to Doodles in Tableview in order to… more...
    Editor 529
  • Clairwood Logistics Park given the go ahead
    Jan 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Clairwood Logistics Park given the go ahead

    Construction of the R3,5 billion Clairwood Logistics Park will begin within the first quarter of 2016, creating much needed employment and business opportunities within the South Durban Basin. KwaZulu-Natal’s MEC of Economic Development, Tourism and… more...
    Editor 459
  • Carmelo Impelluso appointed Africa RHD & South Africa Iveco Brand and Iveco Joint Venture Director
    Jan 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Carmelo Impelluso appointed Africa RHD & South…

    CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector and the parent company of IVECO has announced that effective from January 2016, Carmelo Impelluso has been tasked with overseeing operations in IVECO South Africa & Africa Right Hand Drive… more...
    Editor 556
  • Stop playing the blame game, and get the basics right
    Jan 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Stop playing the blame game, and get the basics…

    South Africans are great at playing the blame game, particularly when it’s easy to deflect the blame, or when it’s easy to blame the obvious candidate, while the real party at fault manages to avoid responsibility. There’s no environment where this… more...
    Editor 463
  • The newly built SPH Transport Services vehicle.
    Jan 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco wins meat hanger deal by shedding weight

    The challenge was all about losing weight in the body of a meat hanger truck while not compromising strength and durability. If Serco could achieve the result they got an additional order but if they couldn’t they would lose out. Serco designers… more...
    Editor 516
  • Mathe group-boosting KZN’s economic growth through waste management
    Jan 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Mathe group-boosting KZN’s economic growth…

    While the informal sector manages to put bread on the table for many South Africans, there is a clear demand for more support for innovation and skills in the entrepreneurship sphere. REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South… more...
    Editor 637
  • Nissan’s advanced lithium-ion battery plant in Sunderland to make future generation electric vehicle batteries
    Jan 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Nissan’s advanced lithium-ion battery plant in…

    Announcement comes as Nissan launches third generation all-electric LEAF with class-leading range of up to 250km • Two billion electric miles driven by over 200,000 Nissan EVs worldwide Sunderland, UK, 21st January 2016: Nissan today announced a… more...
    Editor 545
  • Connecting and Protecting the Connected Car
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Connecting and Protecting the Connected Car

    Laird extends reach within Enterprise Internet of Things market with Novero acquisition January 20, 2016 – Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) announces today that it has completed the acquisition and taken ownership of German based,… more...
    Editor 502
  • REDISA flies SA flag high at Circular Awards Ceremony in Davos
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    REDISA flies SA flag high at Circular Awards…

    REDISA was awarded Runner-up for the Circular Economy Governments, Cities and Regions Award at The Circulars awards at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 19 January. The award recognises the public policy initiative which best enables an… more...
    Editor 579
  • MiX Telematics leads in South African Fleet Management Market
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics leads in South African Fleet…

    Top telematics service provider recognised in recent Berg Insight Report Johannesburg, January 2016 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has been recognised by a recently published Berg Insight… more...
    Editor 877
  • Hino finishes 25th consecutive Dakar rally
    Jan 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino finishes 25th consecutive Dakar rally

    Wins its class again, further building on an amazing reliability record Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer and the first one from that country to enter the gruelling Dakar Rally, way back in 1991, registered its 25th consecutive finish in… more...
    Editor 455
  • Let your feet speak for your heart
    Jan 20, 2016 Events

    Let your feet speak for your heart

    National Tekkie Tax Day is part of the South-African calendar for three years already and this year we celebrate it on Friday 27 May. This campaign gives you the opportunity to show with your feet where your heart lies. Choose your sticker for a… more...
    Editor 531
  • Gear shift knobs for trucks and buses
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Gear shift knobs for trucks and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 471
  • Renewed focus for Volvo group Southern Africa as challenging market conditions continue
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Renewed focus for Volvo group Southern Africa as…

    14 January 2016, Ekurhuleni, South Africa. A combination of macroeconomic factors, including a weak exchange rate, pressure on inflation and interest rates, as well low business confidence levels, has contributed to a decline in local truck sales… more...
    Editor 753
  • FAW Trucks Recommended Retail Price List, effective from 18 January, 2016
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW Trucks Recommended Retail Price List,…

    HEAVY COMMERCIAL 8.140 FL 5 Ton C/Cab………………………………………………………………………….. R259,000 8.140 FD 3.5 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl. PTO………………………………………………….. R268,500 15.180 FL 8 Ton C/Cab………………………………………………………………………..R319,000 15.180 FD 6 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl.… more...
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  • Year of belt-tightening ahead for fleet managers
    Jan 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Year of belt-tightening ahead for fleet managers

    With economic relief unlikely any time soon, South African fleet managers are set to continue in belt-tightening mode through the coming year which will bring relentless pressure to reduce costs and to squeeze every bit of value out of their… more...
    Editor 532
  • AVIS in Africa - Infographic
    Jan 14, 2016 Press Releases

    AVIS in Africa - Infographic

    Infographic below which highlights the top things to remember when travelling and renting a car in and around Africa. It also demonstrates the broad footprint Avis has within Africa; with branches in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa to… more...
    Editor 541
  • Continental invites stakeholders to a global dialog on automated driving
    Jan 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental invites stakeholders to a global…

    Now the future of automated driving has a neutral, public address online, www.2025AD.com The new website fosters discussions of legal and social aspects on the mobility of the future Detroit, Michigan, January 12, 2016. Today, the technology company… more...
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  • CeMAT – Special dedicated display area for cranes and lifting equipment
    Jan 13, 2016 Events

    CeMAT – Special dedicated display area for cranes…

    Cranes & Lifting Equipment Pavilion puts digitalization center stage Hannover, Germany. Ergonomics and digitalization are the defining features of the workplace in production and logistics. The manufacturers of cranes and crane systems have to… more...
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  • The Internet of Everything is 2016’s big bang theory according to the JCSE
    Jan 13, 2016 Press Releases

    The Internet of Everything is 2016’s big bang…

    While Gartner in its ‘Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends for 2016’ says the year will be all about the Internet of Things and smart devices talking to each other, Prof Barry Dwolatzky, director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE)… more...
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  • 130 years of the automobile: Mercedes-Benz launches a further revolution in mobility in Detroit
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    130 years of the automobile: Mercedes-Benz…

    Stuttgart. The inventor of the automobile is presenting the most advanced production vehicle in the world, the new E-Class, at the Detroit motor show. It sets new standards for safety, efficiency and automobile intelligence. On 29 January 1886 Carl… more...
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  • New Ford Lab Integrates Wearables and Vehicles
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    New Ford Lab Integrates Wearables and Vehicles

    Ford Looks at Linking Health Data to Driver-Assist Technology As more consumers embrace wearable devices such as smart watches, glasses and fitness trackers, Ford is opening the Automotive Wearables Experience lab at its Research and Innovation… more...
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  • The GPS secondary tracking unit provides for tracking services globally and aids stolen vehicle recovery.
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Secondary unit aids vehicle recovery

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has introduced an enhanced back up GPS tracking unit to aid vehicle recovery in the event of theft. The back-up unit is installed in an unobtrusive area of the vehicle, away from the… more...
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  • New publication plots country’s journey towards inclusive economic development
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    New publication plots country’s journey towards…

    South Africa, January 2016: A new report on South Africa just produced by the global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG), charts the country’s two-decade evolution from apartheid to Rainbow Nation, while asking… more...
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  • 71mm-high solid-state relays from RS Components boost channel capacity in space-constrained applications
    Jan 08, 2016 Press Releases

    71mm-high solid-state relays from RS Components

    Boost channel capacity in space-constrained applications Sleek enclosure design allows up to 24-character identification to aid safe and accurate wiring January 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz at the CES 2016:
    Jan 07, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-Benz at the CES 2016: "It's all about…

    Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer when it comes to digitalisation in the automotive industry Mercedes me: new benchmark for individual customer contact LAS VEGAS, USA - Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer when it comes to digitalisation in the automotive… more...
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  • Announcement: Welcoming Thales as a Gold Sponsor for Africa Rail 2016
    Jan 07, 2016 Events

    Announcement: Welcoming Thales as a Gold Sponsor…

    We are delighted to announce that Thales will be joining Africa Rail as a gold sponsor yet again. Thales - Serving both the freight and passenger transport markets, Thales’s worldwide expertise ranges from greenfield projects to upgrades and… more...
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  • South Africa Year in Review 2015
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa Year in Review 2015

    South Africa has a host of appealing competitive advantages. It remains the continent’s second-largest economy – benefitting from a large manufacturing base, more than $2.5trn worth of metal and mineral deposits, and one of the most robust financial… more...
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  • Guiness World Record attempt
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Guiness World Record attempt

    The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada South Africa is a unique GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title breaking attempt, bringing together the kitesurfing community and industry from around the world for an action packed day of kitesurfing, entertainment and… more...
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  • Construction expectations: economic rebalancing in 2016
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Construction expectations: economic rebalancing…

    06 January 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa, Construction trends for 2016 reveal economic rebalancing, with activity fading in the mining sector, but picking up in home building, says Frans Pienaar, Chairman of Inyatsi Construction. “Even though… more...
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  • Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Team finish 4th in 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Team finish 4th…

    Modena, 05 January, 2016 - TheVOR 70 "Maserati"crossed the finish-line fourth in the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, one of the most grueling events on the international sailing calendar. The Italian racing yacht covered the… more...
    Editor 518
  • DT Spare Parts defies the desert once again
    Jan 04, 2016 Press Releases

    DT Spare Parts defies the desert once again

    The premium spare-parts brand supports partners in the Dakar Rally DT Spare Parts will, for the second time, be in at the start of the world’s toughest desert rally. When the starting signal for the Dakar Rally is given in January 2016, the brand… more...
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  • The Dacia Duster Commercial scoops What Van?’s 4x4 van of 2016 Award
    Dec 22, 2015 Press Releases

    The Dacia Duster Commercial scoops What Van?’s…

    The Dacia Duster Commercial has taken the ‘Best 4x4 Van’ prize at the What Van? 2016 Awards in the United Kingdom. The model was singled out for its off-road capability, travelling comfort and value for money, and was seen as a versatile asset for… more...
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  • Class-leading aerodynamics, striking design details for Hyundai's new alternative-fuel IONIQ
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Class-leading aerodynamics, striking design…

    Teaser rendering highlights eye-catching silhouette and design details Sleek and simple exterior reduces aerodynamic drag for greater efficiency Elegant interior combines environmentally-friendly materials and flexible space A new rendering of… more...
    Editor 554
  • Markus Geyer appointed as Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.)
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Markus Geyer appointed as Managing Director of…

    MAN Truck & Bus AG has appointed Markus Geyer as Managing Director (MD) of the German commercial vehicle manufacturer in South Africa and the Sub Equatorial Region. Within the first quartet of 2016 Mr. Geyer will assume responsibility from Geoffrey… more...
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  • Latest appointments at Voith Commercial Vehicles Division
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Latest appointments at Voith Commercial Vehicles…

    Voith Commercial Vehicles Division has appointed Quintin Gruhn (below) as key account manager, reporting directly to Frederick Smit, with effect from 1 November 2015. Gruhn will be responsible for nurturing profitable growth in Africa by being the… more...
    Editor 631
  • BASF receives “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for coatings color trend book
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    BASF receives “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for…

    Global color trend book “RAW” wins award for its design quality Unique color communication tool for automotive designers worldwide Ludwigshafen, Germany – December, 2015 – BASF has been recognized at the “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for the latest… more...
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  • Relays for trucks, trailers and buses
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Relays for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 540
  • Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships for Innovation and Value Creation
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships for…

    The following insights were drawn from a session on Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships at the Manufacturing Indaba conference held in Ekurhuleni in June this year. Garth Williams, Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies at the Department of… more...
    Editor 605
  • MiX Telematics Africa receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification
    Dec 15, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Africa receives ISO 9001:2008…

    MiX Telematics Africa, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, together with their consumer brands Matrix and Beame, has been awarded the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System… more...
    Editor 607
  • Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen speaks at the dedication ceremony Dec. 12, 2015.
    Dec 14, 2015 Press Releases

    ROC Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen at…

    ROC Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen presides over a ceremony marking the opening of a wharf and lighthouse on Taiping Island, demonstrating the ROC’s commitment to making Taiping Island a peaceful and low-carbon island, as well as an… more...
    Editor 482
  • The future is HERE: Tomorrow’s mobility begins with real-time digital maps
    Dec 14, 2015 Press Releases

    The future is HERE: Tomorrow’s mobility begins…

    AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG successfully conclude HERE acquisition HERE as leading provider of technology for digitized world of mobility Data from vehicle sensors to accelerate development of open location platform HERE to expand business in… more...
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  • NAAMSA Comment on ministerial appointments
    Dec 13, 2015 Press Releases

    NAAMSA Comment on ministerial appointments

    NAAMSA recognises that ministerial appointments are the constitutional prerogative of the President and the Association therefore will not comment on the merits of the announced changes in the leadership responsible for financial administration and… more...
    Editor 529
  • HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal Aviation Administration
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal…

    The HondaJet received type certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday. Honda Aircraft Company and the FAA made the announcement today at the Honda Aircraft headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The… more...
    Editor 573
  • Announcing: The inaugural Africa Gas Forum at AEI
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    Announcing: The inaugural Africa Gas Forum at…

    South Africa has rapidly become a world player in renewable energy and is well on its way to achieving government’s goal of 30% clean energy by 2025, and there are exciting programme developments confirmed for Africa’s energy event of the year - the… more...
    Editor 640
  • First ever South Africa Bike Festival to be held at the all new Kyalami grand prix circuit, Gauteng
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    First ever South Africa Bike Festival to be held…

    Clarion Events UK are thrilled to announce the launch of South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, to be held at the newly rejuvenated Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. From Friday 27 May to Sunday 29 May 2016, Kyalami will open… more...
    Editor 657
  • The Zuma Rand
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    The Zuma Rand

    It just goes to show that apparently anyone can be finance minister, just that you know. Swimming naked has suddenly acquired a new meaning as SA got a new finance minister ready to do his master’s bidding, which is to approve trillion Rand nuclear… more...
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  • Safeguarding of confidential data is a priority for SEW-EURODRIVE
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Safeguarding of confidential data is a priority…

    SEW-EURODRIVE is committed to the highest level of information security throughout the value creation chain, and its certification according to the new globally established ISO27001:2013 security standard is evidence of this commitment. The revised… more...
    Editor 552
  • Mark your calendar for 3 days of business, knowledge sharing and networking
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    Mark your calendar for 3 days of business,…

    It’s All Happening from 8 – 10 March 2016, Sandton Convention Centre Singapore, 09 December 2015 - Tyrexpo Africa 2016 taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg is now just over three months away from opening in early March next… more...
    Editor 553
  • Imperial Road Safety, Bakwena & N3TC recommit to intensive road, and substance-use, policing this holiday season!
    Dec 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Imperial Road Safety, Bakwena & N3TC recommit to…

    Commitment to road safety critical during December/January holiday period As part of Imperial Road Safety’s commitment to raising awareness and supporting key initiatives that encourage road safety, the company announced its recommitment to their… more...
    Editor 689
  • CAIA and Railway Safety Regulator reiterate importance of training in SADC
    Dec 07, 2015 Press Releases

    CAIA and Railway Safety Regulator reiterate…

    The Chemical and Allied Industries' Association (CAIA) and the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR met on 3 December 2015 for the annual review of the memorandum of understanding (MOU), signed in 2009. In addition to the normal issues, the matter of… more...
    Editor 617
  • A holistic approach to development in Africa for pit to port infrastructure
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    A holistic approach to development in Africa for…

    According to a KPMG blog the cost of road, rail and port infrastructure is the biggest obstacle to mining development in Africa. The continent, with an abundance of resource and market potential, sits on an opportunity that, if unlocked, would have… more...
    Editor 681
  • Matthew Norval (Chief Operations Officer Wilderness Foundation) and Tracy Maclear (Goodyear Marketing & Brand Manager) with one of the vehicles newly fitted with Goodyear Wranglers.
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on…

    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers on the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the fourth year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4x4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an… more...
    Editor 656
  • Save the date for the Rotary International Economic Development Conference that is heading to Cape Town in 2016
    Dec 06, 2015 Events

    Save the date for the Rotary International…

    Rotary International is delighted to announce that they will be hosting the International Economic Development Conference in Cape Town on 27 February 2016. South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world: 35% of people are out… more...
    Editor 537
  • Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen produces its 20-millionth vehicle
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen produces its…

    Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "The twenty-million cars from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen would stretch two and a half times around the world. For Mercedes-Benz, this… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa celebrates 125 000th truck to roll off its East London plant assembly line
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa celebrates 125 000th…

    First truck rolled off the Mercedes-Benz East London assembly line in 1962 Success of Mercedes-Benz Trucks attributed to robust relationships and quality products Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) added yet another milestone to its long and… more...
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  • UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the road this festive season
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the…

    UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the road this festive season Uber and SAB are working together to help reduce the number of deaths caused by drunk driving ahead of the festive season, when alcohol-related traffic accidents are… more...
    Editor 616
  • Growth recovery continues for SA truck market
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Growth recovery continues for SA truck market

    The strong recovery in the South African commercial vehicle market continued for the fourth consecutive month, registering an 8.9% year-on-year growth for November to reach 2 976 units. This is according to the latest combined results released by… more...
    Editor 585
  • Hino continues to lead the way in SA customer survey
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino continues to lead the way in SA customer…

    Hino remained the overall leader among truck brands in the third quarter Scott Byers Comparative Customer Satisfaction Monitor, which is the result of a quarterly survey conducted among thousands of South African truck operators on the Scott Byers… more...
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  • Hino South Africa came out top in the annual regional parts contest for distributors in Africa, the Middle East and Europe for the second consecutive year. Seen in the photo is the winning team (from left): Khathu Mudonde, Hino Parts Operations Support Manager; Dorcas Karosa, Hino Parts Senior Analyst; Gao Malau, Hino Parts Inventory Manager; Chris Jansen van Vuuren, Hino National Parts Manager; Charl Oosthuizen, Toyota Parts Interpretation and Sudesh Sanilall, Senior Manager Hino Customer Service and After Sales
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino SA comes out top in regional parts contest

    Hino South Africa has come out top in the Parts category in the Africa/Middle East/Europe region for the second successive year, competing against 15 other countries. The winner is decided on the basis of data supplied by each distributor as well as… more...
    Editor 567
  • Rhys Evans, MD at ALCO-Safe
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Putting the brakes on drinking this festive season

    We have all seen it, the carnage of road accidents over the December period, covered across a vast spectrum of media. We have all seen the warnings and we know of the repercussions of getting behind the wheel after drinking, yet still, a select few… more...
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  • Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure customer satisfaction this festive season
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure…

    The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season. Retailers… more...
    Editor 520
  • SA’s top VW car franchise opens new MAN dealership
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    SA’s top VW car franchise opens new MAN dealership

    With a history dating back to 1973, Alpine Motors has earned an enviable reputation in the South African automotive retail industry, with a business ethos centred on superior customer service that has made the Volkswagen (VW)/Audi franchise the top… more...
    Editor 679
  • Chinese business confidence brings New Hope to South Africa
    Nov 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Chinese business confidence brings New Hope to…

    The commitment of giants like FAW Trucks boosts local investment At an initial investment value of just over R200 million, the leading Chinese animal husbandry, animal feed and meat products manufacturer - New Hope Group – has established its first… more...
    Editor 710
  • Why we need a state-run third-party insurance provider
    Nov 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Why we need a state-run third-party insurance…

    By Chris Barry, MD of HCV Insurance With vehicle insurance not being compulsory in South Africa, experts estimate that only 30% to 40% of vehicles on the road are covered, making all drivers on the road vulnerable to the costly after-effects of an… more...
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  • Project management in a time of crisis
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Project management in a time of crisis

    Thought leadership: Prof PMD Rwelamila, project management lecturer at Unisa graduate School of Business Leadership In the bid to meet the challenges associated with expanding power consumption in the country, South Africa’s power utility, Eskom,… more...
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  • South African decision-makers adopt mobile business intelligence
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    South African decision-makers adopt mobile…

    Thought leadership article by Prof Visvanathan Naicker, Area Head of Management Systems at Unisa graduate School of Business Leadership. In today’s competitive corporate environment, managerial decision-making processes require a wealth of… more...
    Editor 653
  • •	“From L to R: Gerald De Causemaeker from ExxonMobil, Clint Nickall of Centlube and Paul Mansour from enX Group celebrate the new partnership with Lawrence Kearns and Vincent Cartier from ExxonMobil at the Mobil Lubricant Experience.”
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    ExxonMobil Expands Operations and Appoints New…

    Opens office dedicated to lubricants in South Africa Signs Centlube as authorised distributor for the country Holds major re-launch event in Pretoria to mark renewed focus on dynamic market JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – ExxonMobil has opened a new… more...
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  • Innovation Insight for the SA Brands’ Packaging Industry
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Innovation Insight for the SA Brands’ Packaging…

    Packaging innovation specialists seeks to help South African packaging sector compete better in the world’s packaging closure market Arno Rabie, Managing Director of UK package innovation marketing strategists, Smooth HIP Ltd, is no stranger to… more...
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  • Deidre Penfold CAIA
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Responsible Care® Initiative sees increase in…

    The Executive Director of Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association, Deidré Penfold, launched the 2015 Responsible Care® Performance Report on 19 November 2015 in Johannesburg. The report covered the chemical industry’s progress in meeting the… more...
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  • Certificate granted to Car World winner of the National Panelbeater of the year category. From left to right: Francois Theron COO Discovery Insure, Dion Scanlen Car World, Themba Baloyi Executive Director Discovery insure, Anton Ossip CEO Discovery Insure.
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Discovery partners delivered exceptional service…

    Discovery Insure recognised partners for service delivery excellence Every year, Discovery Insure recognises its top performing partners, and this year’s Discovery Insure Partner Awards mark a particularly high service delivery year, as Discovery… more...
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  • TUKS team finishes third in national all-terrain vehicle endurance race
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    TUKS team finishes third in national all-terrain…

    Mechanical engineering students at the University of Pretoria (TUKS) have achieved an overall third place in the South African mini BAJA series – having scooped first place in cost report, third in design, and third in the endurance race. The event… more...
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  • : (Left to right) Dr. Andreas Gruchow, member of the managing board at Deutsche Messe AG, and Stephan Schostok, Mayor of Hannover, visit an exhibitor at PTC ASIA 2015.
    Nov 20, 2015 Events

    Deutsche Messe’s industrial fairs in Shanghai…

    Smart manufacturing and intralogistics build path to Made in China 2025 Delegation from Lower Saxony strengthens Hannover-Shanghai connection Hannover/Shanghai. Deutsche Messe’s industrial trade fairs in Shanghai – PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA,… more...
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  • The Renault Duster Oroch voted best pick-up of the year in Brazil
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    The Renault Duster Oroch voted best pick-up of…

    The Renault Duster Oroch was voted Best Pick-up of the Year by Brazil’s CAR Magazine at the 2016 CAR Awards which recognise the year’s best new products in the country. The voting took place in two phases, with journalists from CAR Magazine drawing… more...
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  • New GSX-R1000 expected in South Africa by end 2016
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    New GSX-R1000 expected in South Africa by end 2016

    6th generation of Suzuki GSX-R1000 - breaks cover in Italy The competitive motorcycle market in South Africa is eagerly awaiting the 2016 arrival of the latest Suzuki GSX-R1000, sixth generation of the legendary R line that was first launched no… more...
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  • Murray Price
    Nov 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Operational dashboard reduces fleet costs

    Optimising fleet performance while minimizing costs remains the single biggest challenge facing fleet operators. To do this effectively, operators need to measure fleet performance on an on-going basis. In a recent white paper aimed at guiding fleet… more...
    Editor 654
  • Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa
    Nov 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Consumers to take note of potential customs…

    In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores due the convenience that these platforms offer. According to Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub… more...
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  • Tectra Automation supplies handling systems for Iveco assembly plant
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Tectra Automation supplies handling systems for…

    Tectra Automation has recently supplied two Schmalz vacuum handling systems to Iveco South Africa’s bus manufacturing facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The handling systems will lift and transport the roof and side panels for assembly and fitment onto… more...
    Editor 648
  • New vehicle price inflation in SA slows as consumers continue shift to used cars
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    New vehicle price inflation in SA slows as…

    16 November 2015: The latest Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) report released by TransUnion today reveals that despite a significant depreciation in the Rand and a rising cost of living, new vehicle price inflation in South Africa continued to slow in… more...
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  • Foton to enter SUV market in SA next year
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Foton to enter SUV market in SA next year

    Foton, one of the largest and most successful vehicle manufacturers in China, is set to make its first foray into the South African sports utility vehicle (SUV) market next year when it launches its competitively-priced Sauvana. The model name is… more...
    Editor 653
  • CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition moves to Calgary in 2016
    Nov 17, 2015 Events

    CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition moves to…

    Canada’s leading wind-energy to spotlight the Western provinces Hannover/Ottawa. The most recent CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Canada’s biggest wind energy event, ran from 5–7 October 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Next year… more...
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  • The Puzey STX 200 / 250 Trail and 200 Motard
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Bikers warehouse unveil the new Puzey STX range

    A 200/250 trail options and Motard version, now available from R 21 990 The Puzey STX 200 & 250 Trail and Motard models are said to be the best all-round midrange motorcycles on the market today. Pegged as one of the most reliable engines, these… more...
    Editor 764
  • Ford First Automaker to Test Autonomous Vehicle at Mcity
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Ford First Automaker to Test Autonomous Vehicle…

    Mcity, University of Michigan's Simulated Urban Environment Ford is the first automaker to test an autonomous vehicle at Mcity, part of the University of Michigan, and the world's first full-scale simulated real-world urban environment designed to… more...
    Editor 659
  • Major Milestone for Isuzu Trucks
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Major Milestone for Isuzu Trucks

    Employees celebrate 30 000th truck to roll off the linea MILESTONE: Isuzu Trucks South Africa (ITSA) this week celebrated a major milestone when the 30 000th Isuzu truck rolled off the production line at General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Kempston… more...
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  • Are you really an advanced driver? Here’s how to become one.
    Nov 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Are you really an advanced driver? Here’s how to…

    You’ve passed your driver’s license… maybe you’ve even been driving South Africa’s highways and byways for years – so you think you’re a good driver, right? You may be right, but in the words of Billy Joel, you may be wrong. You may have a lot of… more...
    Editor 585
  • Africities Exhibition 2015
    Nov 15, 2015 Events

    Africities Exhibition 2015

    There are only a few days until the opening of Africities Exhibition 2015, that will be held from November 29th to December 2nd 2015 in Johannesburg, in partnership with City Of Johannesburg, South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and… more...
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  • The One MAN kann Team flanked by the Autohaus Executives and MAN SA staff
    Nov 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Namibia gets new MAN dealership

    With a history dating back to 1906, family-owned Namibian automotive company, Metje + Ziegler Group, officially opened a new MAN sales and servicing dealership in Windhoek on 20 October 2015, to meet growing demand in the region for both MAN and… more...
    Editor 631
  • Select PPE Sales Director, Dries van Tonder (left) accepts Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Southern African Personal Protective Equipment Visionary Innovation Leadership Award.
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Select PPE Wins Prestigious Visionary Innovation…

    Select PPE was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Southern African Personal Protective Equipment Visionary Innovation Leadership Award at a prestigious ceremony that hosted 140 of Africa’s top innovative executives at Table Bay Hotel in Cape… more...
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  • ONE MAN kann rocks Cape Town
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    ONE MAN kann rocks Cape Town

    After six weeks on the road, crossing 11 border posts across nine southern African states, the ONE MAN kann Journey rolled into Cape Town to visit the MAN Truck & Bus dealership in Brackenfell. The crew, led by adventurer, Riaan Manser and… more...
    Editor 629
  • State-of-the-art MAN Service Centre opens in Kenya
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    State-of-the-art MAN Service Centre opens in Kenya

    The growing popularity of MAN and Volkswagen (VW) trucks and buses in East Africa has created a need for more vehicle servicing operations in the region and Nairobi can now boast a new state-of-the-art MAN and VW heavy commercial vehicle servicing… more...
    Editor 631
  • Fuel price is down – but how is the national price determined?
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fuel price is down – but how is the national…

    South African motorists are breathing a sigh of relief after all grades of fuel dropped by between 9 c and 22 c per litre on 4 November. This is welcome news in the build-up to the festive season, but how long before the price rises again? Leading… more...
    Editor 605
  • 2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa proved the impossible is possible with its comprehensive product and service offerings
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South…

    2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa proved the impossible is possible with its comprehensive product and service offerings Daimler Trucks & Buses (DT&B) has the best people, the best vehicles and the best resources to achieve the… more...
    Editor 648
  • Fiat Professional Launches New Pick-up in Dubai
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fiat Professional Launches New Pick-up in Dubai

    Midrand -FIAT Professional has unveiled the all-new FIAT Fullback pick-up truck at the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. The new, medium-duty pick-up will join the award-winning FIAT Professional range in 2016 and will be available with a… more...
    Editor 691
  • Thymio Robot sees collaboration with UKZN, South Africa and NCCR, Switzerland
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Thymio Robot sees collaboration with UKZN, South…

    The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) together with the NCCR-Robotics center in Switzerland have jointly begun work on the Thymio Robot project in South Africa. This project also sees the involvement of learners from Eden College, Durban. The… more...
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  • Truck Sales Track Tough Economic Climate in South Africa
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Truck Sales Track Tough Economic Climate in South…

    The local truck industry has recorded its ninth consecutive month of decline during October, despite the market showing some signs of recovery over recent weeks. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of… more...
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  • Fiat Professional 2016 And Beyond
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fiat Professional 2016 And Beyond

    Midrand - Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd, importer of Fiat Professional Light Commercial Vehicles is extending the brand reach locally during the course of 2016 and beyond through a concerted brand awareness and vehicle introduction… more...
    Editor 802
  • Swarm Intelligence: Continental Tests the Connected Vehicle
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Swarm Intelligence: Continental Tests the…

    Continental is testing the dynamic electronic horizon (eHorizon) on the roads for the first time with demo vehicles. The swarm principle: Connected vehicles provide the basis for detailed and highly up-to-date route information from the cloud.… more...
    Editor 592
  • Nairobi MAN dealership welcomes the ONE MAN kann team
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Nairobi MAN dealership welcomes the ONE MAN kann…

    Having made it's way northwards from Maputo, through Malawi and Tanzania to Nairobi, the ONE MAN kann Journey Euro 5 MAN TGX 26.540 delivered its crew safely to stalwart MAN dealership, CMC Truck & Bus, in the Kenyan capital on 2nd October 2015.… more...
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  • ONE MAN kann Journey sets precedent for future truck marketing
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    ONE MAN kann Journey sets precedent for future…

    Having travelled over 13 200 kilometres through nine African countries, with 11 border crossings in 53 days, the ONE MAN kann Journey culminated its odyssey at MAN Truck & Bus Centurion on Friday 30 October, effectively redefining the way new trucks… more...
    Editor 649
  • Barloworld Logistics aligns with global supply chain planning partner
    Nov 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Barloworld Logistics aligns with global supply…

    Barloworld Logistics, an international provider of smart supply chain solutions, announced it had formed a strategic relationship with LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions. In a deal aligned to both companies’… more...
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    Nov 09, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW Trucks - Recommended retail prices - Nov 2015

    HEAVY COMMERCIAL 8.140 FL 5 Ton C/Cab R249,000 8.140 FD 3.5 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl PTO R258,500 15.180 FL 8 Ton C/Cab R317,000 15.180 FD 6 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl PTO R317,000 15.180 FT T/Tractor C/Cab R317,000 16.240 FL 8 Ton C/Cab R449,000 16.240 FD 6… more...
    Editor 727
  • German machine tool industry performing valiantly
    Nov 03, 2015 Press Releases

    German machine tool industry performing valiantly

    Order bookings and turnover remain at a high level Frankfurt am Main, 2 November 2015. – In the third quarter of 2015, order bookings in the German machine tool industry fell by 1 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic… more...
    Editor 555
  • Magelys crowned “International Coach of the Year 2016”
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Magelys crowned “International Coach of the Year…

    The International Bus & Coach of the Year Jury, made up of senior journalists from 22 of Europe’s leading bus and coach industry publications, has voted the Iveco Magelys “International Coach of the Year 2016” in front of five other contenders: the… more...
    Editor 559
  • CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015 closing report
    Nov 02, 2015 Events

    CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015…

    Experts discuss challenges and opportunities in Canada’s wind energy market Hannover/Toronto. The recently concluded CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition, which ran 5–7 October2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, featured 103… more...
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  • Ford Wins Two Rental Industry Awards from SAVRALA
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Ford Wins Two Rental Industry Awards from SAVRALA

    Inaugural 'Value Award' won by Ford South Africa in rental industry's top manufacturer's awards ceremony Ford's David Maeko crowned Best Account Executive 20th SAVRALA Manufacturer of the Year Awards PRETORIA, South Africa - 30 October 2015 - Ford… more...
    Editor 578
  • Geoff du Plessis moves on and leaves a sustainable legacy at MAN Truck & Bus locally and globally
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Geoff du Plessis moves on and leaves a…

    After more than 10 years with MAN, Geoff du Plessis, current Managing Director and Chairman of MAN Truck & Bus South Africa, is moving onto the next chapter in his life. Geoff will be leaving the organisation with effect from 31 December 2015. Geoff… more...
    Editor 547
  • Volvo Group SA launch new road safety initiative for children
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Volvo Group SA launch new road safety initiative…

    Volvo Group Southern Africa has launched a new campaign to promote road safety in the region. The initiative, called Stop, Look, Wave is specifically aimed at helping children understand how to best behave around trucks, buses and cars, and to… more...
    Editor 567
  • Refining the public perception of the fuel industry
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Refining the public perception of the fuel…

    The fuel price remains a contentious issue for the majority of South African individuals and businesses, whose finances are directly affected by cost fluctuations. By more clearly defining the intricacies of South Africa’s complicated fuel pricing… more...
    Editor 579
  • Introducing Motovantage: Value-added insurance has a new name
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Introducing Motovantage: Value-added insurance…

    NewInvest, a FirstRand group company, and The Hollard Insurance Company are delighted to announce that regulatory approvals have been received for the formation of a new value-added products holding company. The new business will be branded… more...
    Editor 660
  • L - R: Carla Wenzel, Nico Fourie, Loshni Pillay, Stanley Netshituka and Petra Hoffmann: Sales and Marketing Director
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen announced as the 2015 Manufacturer of…

    Volkswagen wins Manufacturer of the Year award for the sixth consecutive year Audi receives Silver and Tutuka awards Volkswagen was announced by the South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) as the Manufacturer of The Year for… more...
    Editor 606
  • Be part of the leading tyre industry event!
    Oct 30, 2015 Events

    Be part of the leading tyre industry event!

    The 6th edition of the Tyrexpo Africa 2016 is back! More than just a tyre exhibition, Tyrexpo Africa 2016 brings suppliers and solutions provider of tyres, automotive repair & maintenance, and tyre accessories, together on a 3-day single business… more...
    Editor 617
  • Predictive maintenance - reducing costs and increasing uptime in the transportation sector
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Predictive maintenance - reducing costs and…

    For organisations within the transportation sector, the use of intelligent predictive maintenance platforms – connected to a variety of structured and unstructured data sources – can unleash some powerful business advantages. Case studies show that… more...
    Editor 534
  • ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed partnership
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed…

    October, 2015, Kortrijk (Belgium), ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed a partnership agreement to cooperate for the organization of Busworld Russia trade show in Moscow. The first edition of Busworld Russia will take place on October 25-27,… more...
    Editor 596
  • Flying just got safer
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Flying just got safer

    Air travel may be statistically safer than other forms, but what about the transactions that surround it? According to Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) figures, over 9.5 million passengers bought tickets for domestic flights in 2014. In this… more...
    Editor 560
  • Successful brand presentation at Busworld Kortrijk Europe
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    Successful brand presentation at Busworld…

    Exhibition visitors experienced the complete range of the brand DT Spare Parts for buses From 16 to 21 October 2015, the brand DT Spare Parts presented the advantages of the comprehensive complete range of spare parts for buses at Busworld Kortrijk… more...
    Editor 594
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports OneLogix Bulk United
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports OneLogix Bulk…

    Educating truck drivers about wellness and a healthy lifestyle Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and its partner organisations place fleet owners and drivers at the forefront with their innovative Fleet Owner Workplace Programme In line with this… more...
    Editor 695
  • An entire supply chain on show at CeMAT 2016
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    An entire supply chain on show at CeMAT 2016

    Special “Innovative Logistics Solutions” display at CeMAT 2016 Hannover. Logistics professionals wanting to walk the length of an entire supply chain will be able to do precisely that at next year’s CeMAT trade fair in Hannover, Germany (31 May to 3… more...
    Editor 604
  • Long-haulage Daimler Trucks: integrated approach reduces CO2 emissions by up to 14%
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Long-haulage Daimler Trucks: integrated approach…

    Comprehensively optimised truck reduces diesel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 14 percent Long Combination Vehicle also impressive, confirms its potential in the field test: CO2 emissions reduced by 17 percent Measurements and certification… more...
    Editor 614
  • Invitation to EMEA Off-highway Vehicle 2015
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    Invitation to EMEA Off-highway Vehicle 2015

    On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to invite you and your colleagues to participate EMEA Off-Highway Vehicle Summit 2015 which will be held on November 18th-19th 2015in Dubai, UAE. Beneficial Prices for Group Registration! 2… more...
    Editor 612
  • Fleet management service providers now in a single source
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Fleet management service providers now in a…

    Finding a specific fleet management service provider can be a difficult task because of the complexity of services required and the large volume of suppliers. Online searches for suppliers are often lengthy and one may not always find the right… more...
    Editor 649
  • Aided by FAW trucks, Mogul Medical Solutions provides ‘Tomorrow’s Healthcare Today’
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Aided by FAW trucks, Mogul Medical Solutions…

    Mogul Medical Solutions founded by Managing Director, Menelisi Moyo, is an inspiring enterprise and one of a kind in Africa. “Ours is an exciting, unique and innovative medical supplies service. ‘Why?’ you may ask. Because we’re the first, and… more...
    Editor 731
  • Tighter control of the transport industry is needed
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Tighter control of the transport industry is…

    Tighter control and regulation of the transport industry is needed to curb drink-driving accidents on South Africa’s roads Crosses from wood, markers from stone, some decorated with plastic flowers and others displaying photographs of the dead.… more...
    Editor 561